infrastructure in Caucasus

Mayor of Astana works on mistakes

Mayor of Astana works on mistakes

Akim of Astana, Aset Isekeshev, today began to work in a new way, taking into account the criticism received from the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. So, on the advice of the head of state, Isekeshev inspected the city …

Upper Lars opens for everyone

Upper Lars opens for everyone

The Georgian Military Road is open to all types of transport, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of North Ossetia reports. "Due to the improvement of weather conditions on the territory of Georgia, the possibility of ensuring the …

Georgia to repair roads to Azerbaijan and Armenia

Georgia to repair roads to Azerbaijan and Armenia

The Georgian authorities are going to repair the highway leading to the borders with Armenia and Azerbaijan, the Department of Roads of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of the country reported. …

Tbilisi hosts #039Hydropower. Caspian and Central Asia#039 international congress

Tbilisi hosts 'Hydropower. Caspian and Central Asia' international congress

Georgia’s Tbilisi is hosting an international congress to discuss key topics of hydropower construction and operation in the regions of the Caspian Sea and Central Asia. Participants will present more than 40 plans for both …

Upper Lars: snow and ice slow traffic

Upper Lars: snow and ice slow traffic

Adverse weather conditions have significantly slowed the traffic in the direction of the Georgian-Russian border, on the Mtskheta-Stepantsminda-Lars highway, a statement posted on the website of the Department of Roads of the Ministry of Regional …

Putin: infrastructure projects of North Caucasus should be completed by 2021

Putin: infrastructure projects of North Caucasus should be completed by 2021

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed hope that authorities in the country’s southern territory of North Caucasus would complete main infrastructure projects to attract tourists by 2021.  "We all …

Asian Development Bank to upgrade water supply in three Georgian cities

Asian Development Bank to upgrade water supply in three Georgian cities

Georgia has been granted a $99 million loan to improve the water supply in three Georgian towns.

Georgian Military Road declared unsafe

Georgian Military Road declared unsafe

The traffic of the Georgian Military Road is partially restricted, the road is open for only passenger cars and buses,  the Department of Highways of the Georgian Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia …

WB to decide on TANAP financing

WB to decide on TANAP financing

The World Bank (WB) will make a decision regarding financing of the construction of the Azerbaijani part of the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) project until late November 2016, the WB Baku office said, AzerNews reported citing …

New part of highway connects three districts of Dagestan

New part of highway connects three districts of Dagestan

Today, in Dagestan, on the border of the Khunzakh and Gergebilsky districts, a grand opening of the highway Grozny - Khunzakh - Botlikh - Arakan area was held,  the press service of the municipal administration reports. The event was …

Armenia and Iran ready to sign memorandum for gas transit

Armenia and Iran ready to sign memorandum for gas transit

Iran and Armenia have initiated a memorandum of understanding for the transit, sale and purchase of gas, the press service of Armenia’s Ministry of Energy, Infrastructure, and Natural Resources said. The representatives of …

Russia and Azerbaijan establish AzRusTrans company

Russia and Azerbaijan establish AzRusTrans company

Russia and Azerbaijan have established a joint venture in the framework of the development of the international transport corridor 'North-South': the company, established by the Russian carrier 'Rusagrotrans' and the Azerbaijan …

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 …

Iran to store gas in SOCAR facilities

Iran to store gas in SOCAR facilities

The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) says it is negotiating with Iran to store the country’s natural gas in its own facilities and re-supply it to its northern provinces during winter, Press TV reports. The media …

SOCAR signs MoU on Ionian-Adriatic pipeline with four European countries

SOCAR signs MoU on Ionian-Adriatic pipeline with four European countries

The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding on a project for the construction of the future Ionian-Adriatic gas pipeline (IAP) with Croatia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and …

 87% of Turkey#039s Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway section ready

87% of Turkey's Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway section ready

87% of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway has been constructed in Turkey, the Turkish minister of transport, shipping and communications, Ahmet Arslan, said. “The BTK is being constructed on the …

8.5 million manats allocated for road construction in Baku

8.5 million manats allocated for road construction in Baku

Azerbaijan’s PresidentIlham Aliyev has signed an order to provide funds for the construction of Baku-Sumgayit-Binagadi highway, APA reports. Under the presidential order, eight and a half …

EMERCOM recommends not to drive on  Georgian Military Highway

EMERCOM recommends not to drive on Georgian Military Highway

The cars, moving along the Georgian Military Highway, where it is possible to drive only in the day due to the damages of the road, have to spend eight hours waiting. Due to this EMERCOM of North Ossetia strongly advises not to travel on this …

Meeting of presidents in Baku: Azerbaijan as a bridge between Russia and Iran

Meeting of presidents in Baku: Azerbaijan as a bridge between Russia and Iran

Today, Russia, Azerbaijan and Iran are connected by many aspects of regional life, and in this difficult time both in political, economical, and humanitarian fields, the countries must focus on issues of security, senior researcher of the …

Azerbaijani president ratifies agreement with Iran

Azerbaijani president ratifies agreement with Iran

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyevsigned an order on July 11 to ratify the “Framework Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran on the coordination of …

 Georgian Military Road open until 6pm

Georgian Military Road open until 6pm

The Georgian Military Road, which was stuck in traffic on the Upper Lars checkpoint in the recent days, will be open from 4:30am until 18:00pm, the press service of the State Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in North Ossetia …

Georgian Military Road opened

Georgian Military Road opened

The road between Georgia and Russia, which passes through the Daryal Gorge, will be opened on Monday at 17:00 Tbilisi time, the Department of Highways of Georgia said, adding that the movement will be opened to all types of vehicles, but they …

Deadlock of the Georgian Military Road: view from Georgia

Deadlock of the Georgian Military Road: view from Georgia

The issue of the Georgian Military Road, which is constantly closed due to the impact of elements, is quite acute for the Georgian government today, but the improving of the road infrastructure, as well as searching of detours is too expensive …

Deadlock of the Georgian Military Road: View from North Ossetia

Deadlock of the Georgian Military Road: View from North Ossetia

The Georgian Military Road as the only available land route, leading from Russia to Georgia and Armenia, is a problem not only for these Transcaucasian republics, but also for North Ossetia, the territory of which it passes, the chief editor of …

Traffic to be restricted in central streets of Baku tonight

Traffic to be restricted in central streets of Baku tonight

In order to ensure the safe conduct of 2016 Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe to be held in Baku for the first time, traffic on some central streets and avenues of the capital will be restricted from June 13 at 24:00 local time, APA reports. …

 Moscow, Baku and Tehran preparing trilateral summit

Moscow, Baku and Tehran preparing trilateral summit

Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov has confirmed that preparations are underway for the meeting between the leaders of Azerbaijan, Iran and Russia. "Yes, preparations for such meeting are underway," TASS cited him as saying. Peskov did not specify the date and the location of the meeting. "We will inform you about it when the dates are finally coordinated and confirmed," he promised. At the same time Vladimir Putin's press secretary noted that the negotiations will be held at the beginning of the second half of the year.

 Verkhny Lars closed for trucks due to bad weather

Verkhny Lars closed for trucks due to bad weather

The Georgian Military Road is closed for heavy vehicles, the press service of the State Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in North Ossetia said. "From 23:30 (MSK) travel is prohibited for heavy vehicles due to a …

Southern bypass road to be built in Stavropol

Southern bypass road to be built in Stavropol

A bypass road that will connect the north and south of the city, bypassing the center, will be constructed in Stavropol by the end of 2017. The project will cost 4 billion rubles, the Minister of Construction, Transport and Road Management of the …

Verkhny Lars opened for passenger cars

Verkhny Lars opened for passenger cars

Traffic along the Georgian Military Road previously closed due to severe weather conditions was restored for passenger cars, the press service of the State Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in North Ossetia said. "From …

Snowfall blocks roads of Armenia

Snowfall blocks roads of Armenia

Today, Armenia's Emergency Situations Ministry reported about the ban on car traffic on some roads due to heavy snowfall and sleet. In particular, the Berd-Chambarak road and the Vardenyats pass are closed, movement on the Sotq-Karvachar road …