Russia and Georgia

Maria Zakharova to Vestnik Kavkaza: Russia wants to promote constructive relations with Georgia

Maria Zakharova to Vestnik Kavkaza: Russia wants to promote constructive relations with Georgia

Moscow seeks constructive progress in relations with Georgia, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said to the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza. "As far as relations with Georgia go, we noted all …

Zurab Abashidze: We want to help as much as possible to stabilize the situation in the South Caucasus

Zurab Abashidze: "We want to help as much as possible to stabilize the situation in the South Caucasus"

The Georgian Prime Minister's Special Representative for Relations with Russia on the upcoming consultations

Georgia and Gazprom drawn line under era

Georgia and Gazprom drawn line under era

Tbilisi has not yet been freed from the 'phobia of gas' due to a possible lack of energy

Russia to start paying Georgia financial compensation for gas transit

Russia to start paying Georgia financial compensation for gas transit

Russia's Gazprom and the Georgian Energy Ministry reached an agreement, according to which Georgia will shift to a system of financial compensation for the transit of Russian gas into Armenia, the Georgian Deputy Prime Minister, Energy …

Gazprom Export offers Georgia package proposal on gas transportation to Armenia

Gazprom Export offers Georgia package proposal on gas transportation to Armenia

A regular meeting of the General Director of OOO Gazprom Export Elena Burmistrova and Georgia’s Energy Minister Kakha Kaladze took place in Minsk on January 10. Gazprom Export has offered a guaranteed …

Georgia 2016: win for Georgian Dream, defeat for lari

Georgia 2016: win for Georgian Dream, defeat for lari

This year in Georgia ends with the win of Georgian Dream in the fight with United National Movement and the biggest devaluation of the national currency, so the country enters 2017 in the not so holiday mood, Georgian experts said in an interview …

Karasin: Russia ready to work with Georgia on visa liberalization

Karasin: Russia ready to work with Georgia on visa liberalization

Russia remains open for work with Georgia on visa liberalization and expects positive shifts on the issue in 2017, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said. "President Vladimir Putin made it clear …

Kakha Kaladze to meet with representatives of Gazprom in Minsk

Kakha Kaladze to meet with representatives of Gazprom in Minsk

This weekend, the Georgian Energy Minister Kakha Kaladze will meet with the representatives of the Russian companies Gazprom Export and Inter RAO. The regular working meeting of Kaladze …

Gazprom and Georgian Energy Ministry to discuss cooperation in Vienna

Gazprom and Georgian Energy Ministry to discuss cooperation in Vienna

Georgian Energy Minister Kakha Kaladze will meet with representatives of the Russian company 'Gazprom Export' and 'Inter RAO' on …

Kvirikashvili: Russia’s fears over Georgia’s NATO integration beyond understanding

Kvirikashvili: Russia’s fears over Georgia’s NATO integration beyond understanding

Georgia’s PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili said Russia’s feirs over Georgia’s NATO membership are beyond understanding. According to him, Georgia will not pose any threat even as a NATO member.  …

Verkhny Lars allows movement of all transport types

Verkhny Lars allows movement of all transport types

Movement along the Georgian Military Road was allowed for all types of transport, Georgia's Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure reported. Traffic on the road is regulated by local patrols. …

Margvelashvili: Georgia counts on Trump#039s support

Margvelashvili: Georgia counts on Trump's support

Georgia expects relations with the United States under Donald Trump to remain strong, Georgian President Georgy Margvelashvili …

Moscow to hold Day of Georgian Culture on November 26

Moscow to hold Day of Georgian Culture on November 26

The Georgian Culture Day will be held in Moscow on November 26 in the framework of the children's festival of Russian peoples’ national cultures ‘My Home – Moscow’, which has been opened in September this year. …

Holiday uniting nations

Holiday uniting nations

These days Georgia and Ossetia are celebrating the St. George's Day, which plays a unifying role

Upper Lars resumes work in full

Upper Lars resumes work in full

The Upper Lars checkpoint has removed all the restrictions on the movement of buses and heavy transports on the Georgian Military Highway, partially closed from Wednesday, the representative of the main emergency department of the North …

Russian Foreign Ministry: NATO-Georgia joint drills pose threat to regional peace

Russian Foreign Ministry: NATO-Georgia joint drills pose threat to regional peace

New NATO-Georgian military drills pose a threat to the regional peace and stability, the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement. "As for the new NATO-Georgian military exercise involving over 250 servicemen from 13 countries, …

Novosibirsk businessmen interested in Georgia

Novosibirsk businessmen interested in Georgia

Business delegation, which will include representatives of seven Novosibirsk companies will arrive in Georgia on November 7. During the visit they will attend presentations, business meetings and negotiations with potential …

Karasin: Russian-Georgia relations have been improved, but

Karasin: Russian-Georgia relations have been improved, but

The Russian-Georgia relations have been improved over the recent years, but Georgia is still not ready to restore diplomatic relations with Russia, Russian State Secretary and Deputy Foreign Minister Grigoriy Karasin said. …

Ilia II to visit Russia

Ilia II to visit Russia

Georgian Patriarch Ilia II plans to visit Moscow on November 18. Catholicos will visit Russia at the invitation of Russian Patriarch Kirill. The meetings with representatives of the …

Karasin and Abashidze on results of meeting in Prague

Karasin and Abashidze on results of meeting in Prague

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Grigory Karasin, and the Georgian Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Russia, Zurab Abashidze, discussed yesterday in Prague the issues of trade and economic relations, …

NATO Navy grapples with Georgia

NATO Navy grapples with Georgia

The U.S. military and political leadership considers situations in the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea as interconnected ones

Abashidze: additional easing in visa regime for Georgia can be discussed in Prague

Abashidze: additional easing in visa regime for Georgia can be discussed in Prague

Russia Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin and Georgia’s Special Representative for Relations with Russia, Zurab Abashidze, will meet on October 19 in Prague to discuss bilateral trade, economics, …

Karasin and Abashidze to meet on October 19

Karasin and Abashidze to meet on October 19

The next meeting of the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Grigory Karasin, and the Georgian Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Russia, Zurab Abashidze, will take place in on October 19 in Prague, …

Georgian designers to participate in Fashion Week in Moscow

Georgian designers to participate in Fashion Week in Moscow

Famous Georgian designers will present their new collections at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia, which will be held in Moscow from October 13 to 17. Georgian designer Goga Nikabadze will be among the …

Moscow celebrates Tbilisoba in Hermitage Garden

Moscow celebrates Tbilisoba in Hermitage Garden

A traditional festival of the Georgian culture and cuisine ‘Tbilisoba’, the autumn harvest festival was celebrated today in Moscow’s Hermitage Garden. The guests of the festival were able to get acquainted with the …

Georgian Military Road completely repaired

Georgian Military Road completely repaired

The Georgian Military Highway, the only highway connecting Georgia and Russia, was completely repaired after a summer landslide, however, the round-the-clock operation is impossible in the near future, the official representative of the …

Russian lowcoster introduces flights to Azerbaija and Georgia

Russian lowcoster introduces flights to Azerbaija and Georgia

Lowcoster airline Pobeda introduced new international flights to Azerbaijan and Georgia.  According to the press service of the airline, by the end of the winter schedule there are at least 30% of the tickets on the new routes for …

Kvirikashvili: Georgia hopes for normalization of relations with Russia

Kvirikashvili: Georgia hopes for normalization of relations with Russia

Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said at the UN General Assembly in New York that tensions in relations between Tbilisi and Moscow have eased but called for more efforts in this direction. …

Zurab Abashidze: We are ready to resolve conflict issues

Zurab Abashidze: "We are ready to resolve conflict issues"

The Georgian Prime Minister's Special Representative for Russian Issues on relations between Moscow and Tbilisi

Georgia restores Russian gas supply in Armenia

Georgia restores Russian gas supply in Armenia

Deliveries of Russian natural gas to Armenia through the territory of Georgia, halted from September 7 to 12, were resumed on September 12 at 12.20 pm, Gazprom Armenia distribution company said. The halt had been used by Georgia’s …