life in Caucasus

Baku to hold retro cars exhibition on August 26

The annual exhibition of classic car will be organized in Baku by the Automobile Federation of Azerbaijan on 26 August, the Federation said in a statement. The federation invites owners and fans of classic cars to participate in the …

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Some Nairit employees receive salaries

Some employees of Nairit chemical plant have their outstanding salaries for five months already paid, Armenia's Vice Premier Ararat Mirzoyan said. He said on his Facebook page that the process of payment of …

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Consumption of cannabis decriminalized in Georgia

Georgia's Constitutional Court has abolished all sanctions for the consumption of cannabis, ruling in favor of the opposition party Girchi. "The Constitutional Court noted that the use of marijuana represents the right to …

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Sea lion gives birth to cub in Batumi (VIDEO)

A South American sea lion has given birth to a cub in the Batumi Dolphinarium, the institution has announced. A female sea lion named Mari (12 years old) and male sea lion Pedro (13 years old) are the new parents of a five kg male …

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Pashinyan refuses to freeze Amulsar gold mine

Even the highest authority in Armenia should not consider that they can do anything they want, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said in a Facebook livestream. The head of the government was asked about the …

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Ingush specialists to undergo professional retraining

The authorities of Ingushetia plan to hold a professional retraining and internship for more than a thousand specialists by the end of the year, the Ministry of Labor of the Republic reported. "We are implementing this program in …

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Gallup rates level of security in Georgia

Georgia takes 17th place among 142 countries for security, according to the Law and Order Index by Gallup, an American research-based, global performance-management consulting company. Gallup’s Law and Order Index used four …

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Armenia increases wages at expense of pensions

Certain improvement in the economic situation of the citizens is already visible, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said. Asked when there will be visible improvements in the economic situation of the Armenian …

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Georgia's police staff salaries to be increased

Acting Interior Minister of Georgia Giorgi Gakharia said that his body is launching a new project which envisages gifting flats to police staff in Tbilisi, Batumi, Kutaisi, Zugdidi and Rustavi. "The project will …

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Poverty rate in Georgia increases by 150%

The UNICEF Survey on the Welfare of the Population 2017 says that over the last two years, the share of households and population below the relative poverty line in Georgia increased from 20.7% to 22.5% and from 23.1% to 24.8%, …

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New "maidan" in Georgia: metro on strike

Tbilisi metro drivers have been on strike since this morning, demanding an increase in wages. The strike was organized by the Ertoba 2013 metro drivers' union. In turn, the mayor of Georgia's capital Kakha Kaladze …

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Chechnya congratulates oldest long-liver of the planet

Yesterday, the oldest long-living person on the planet, Koke Istambulova from the village of Bratsk in the Nadterechny district of Chechnya turned 129 years old. She was congratulated by the representatives of the United Russia party. …

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Pashinyan inspects Karfur supermarket

The Head of the Armenian Government, Nikol Pashinyan, posted a photo made in the food sales department of the Karfur supermarket on his page in the social network Facebook. "Accidentally went to Karfur and saw the following …

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