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Russian tourist drowns in sea in Poti

A young Russian man has drowned in sea in Poti. Rescuers managed to save a woman, InterPressNews reported. "Red flags are erected on the beach. Despite our warnings, they still entered the sea. Rescuers managed to save a young …

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Lapis Lazuli to provide incentive to develop region

Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey signed a major international trade and transport corridor deal on the sidelines of the 7th Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA-VII) in Ashgabat, which was …

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China’s strategy in the Caucasus

Expectations of gains from the “One Belt, One Road” project is contingent on the inauguration of the Kars-Tbilisi-Baku railway as well as the speed of port facility improvements in both Azerbaijan and Georgia

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Batumi, Poti and Kulevi closed due to storm

All Georgian  ports – Batumi, Poti and Kulevi – have been closed due to a storm, the Maritime Transport Agency reports. The department explained that the closure of the ports is an element of its normal work in such weather conditions. The …

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Prosecutor's car attacked in Poti, media report

In the Georgian port city of Poti the car of the city prosecutor, Alexander Goguadze, was attacked last night, local TV channels reported. According to preliminary reports, the prosecutor himself was driving the Hyundai …

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Turkish ship detained in Poti for polluting the Black Sea

The Ministry of Environment of Georgia has reported about the detention of a ship in the port of Poti under the flag of Turkey, which is accused of dumping oil into the Black Sea. An instance of an action detrimental to marine ecology was …

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Residents of Poti dissatisfied with bad smell

More than 300 residents of Poti have participated in a protest rally today. They expressed their dissatisfaction with an unpleasant smell, which spreads over the whole of the seaside town during the fishing season when factories process fish. …

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