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What does 2017 bring for Georgia?

The political events, such as the local elections, reform of the Constitution,  the strengthening of the ruling coalition Georgian Dream, are among the most remarkable events happened in Georgia in 2017, political analyst Gela …

Lightning strikes plane from Kutaisi

Today, a Wizz Air plane performing W66401 flight on the route Kutaisi (Georgia) - Thessaloniki (Greece) made an emergency landing at the airport of the Bulgarian capital due to a lightning stroke, the Georgian media reports, specifying that there …

Chinese corporation to invest in Georgia's Anaklia port

Chinese corporation ZPMC will be involved in the construction of Georgia's largest deep sea port Anaklia. ZPMC will become a long-term partner of the Anaklia Development Consortium – a company which is responsible for building …

 EU acknowledges Georgia’s reforms, offers 140m lari

The European Union is offering 140 million lari (€48.1m) to Georgia in support of reforms, the Delegation of the EU to Georgia said. The EU has transferred this non-reimbursable aid to Georgia in acknowledgement of commonly agreed …

Georgia's Manglisi hit by earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.6 occurred in the Georgian village of Manglisi (Kvemo Kartli region) at 11.05am. The epicenter was located 5 km from Manglisi, Sputnik-Georgia reports. …

Georgia's Ambassador to Austria passes away

Georgia’s Ambassador to Austria Konstantine Zaldastanishvili passed away in Austria, Georgian Foreign Ministry said in a message, expressing its sadness over his death. The ministry offered condolence to the late …

Troubles with roof in Georgian parliament

The roof of the Georgian parliament in Kutaisi is in such a deplorable condition that it is raining in the corridors of the building, Georgian media reported today. The deputies of the Georgian Dream party, Temur Chkaseli, Mamuka Mdinaradze, …

Verkhny Lars closed due to avalanche danger

Georgian authorities had to close the road at the 16-kilometer Gudauri-Kobi section of the Mtskheta-Stepantsminda-Lars (Georgian Military Road) highway, connecting Georgia and Russia, for all types of vehicles due to heavy snow and danger of …