Aug 31 2014 - 16:25
The traffic on the Georgian Military Road was resumed at 5pm on Sunday.
Aug 27 2014 - 12:42
Pumping of Russian gas to Armenia has been halted due to reconstruction of the pipeline, Trend reports.Gas-pumping was halted on August 20 due to damage on the North Caucasus – Trans-Caucasus pipeline in the Darial Gorge of Georgia and restored on August 23.
Aug 22 2014 - 12:45
The Georgian Military Road is the only ground connection between Russia and Armenia. The 200-km road connects Vladikavkaz and Tbilisi, running along the rivers of the Greater Caucasus, including the Darial Gorge. The road is often hit by avalanches and blocked for days or weeks in winter and mudslides in the summer.
Jun 9 2014 - 13:17
The mudslide at the Darial Ridge blocked the Georgian Military Road, the Terek River. The Verkhny Lars Customs Office was closed for Russia, Georgia, Armenia and Turkey. Irakly Lekvinadze, the director of the Georgian Business and Political Insight (BPI), reminded that the Georgian Military Road was an essential transit route. According to his calculations, Georgia loses $3-4 million every day the road stays closed. He added that high funds had been spent on construction of infrastructure in the area and about the same volume will have to be spent on reconstruction.
Mar 29 2014 - 20:40
Joining the Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus will be useful for all Caucasian states, Russian presidential aide Sergey Glazyev says. The body is also interested in enhanced cooperation with Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, Glazyev stresses.
Mar 26 2014 - 11:25
Alexander Buzgalin, a Professor of the MSU Economic Faculty co-chairing the Moscow Economic Forum that has opened today, said that EU sanctions against Russia over Crimea will encourage it to diversify exports and intensify cooperation with South Caucasus. Russia will cooperate with countries willing to take part in Eurasian integration more actively, he said.