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Sochi commemorates victims of Tu-154 crash

Today marks three years since the Russian Defence Ministry's Tu-154 plane crashed in the Black Sea. The memorial event took place in Sochi. According to deputy head of the city Konstantin Chebotar, the people of …

U.S. ship Porter enters Batumi after Odessa

The U.S. ship Porter (DDG 78) has arrived in Georgia’s Batumi for a port visit today, the U.S. Embassy to Georgia reported. "The visit serves to highlight the continued cooperation between the U.S. and Georgia by …

Swimming banned at Georgia's Black Sea beaches

Red flags have been put out at the coastal regions of Georgia to note holiday-makers that swimming conditions are dangerous. According to the Emergency Management Service, a 3 - 4 magnitude storm is observed along the Black Sea …

EU confirms non-recognition policy on Crimea

Foreign ministers of 28 EU member-states have expressed concerns over the security situation in the Black Sea area and confirmed the non-recognition policy on Crimea, the Council of the European Union said in a statement adopted at its meeting in …

British ship HMS ECHO enters Batumi

The Royal Navy survey ship HMS Echo arrived in Georgia’s Black Sea port of Batumi today. The British Embassy to Georgia said the ship's visit further demonstrates “the ongoing strong and vibrant cooperation” …