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Namakhvani HPP protesters and police clash in Rioni Gorge

Eight individuals protesting against the construction of the Namakhvani hydro power plant (HPP) in western Georgia have been detained after a clash between protesters and police in the village of Gumati last night, the Ministry of Internal …

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Armed man takes hostage at bank in Georgia

Georgian police officers have reportedly been sent to the site to tackle the situation. The Georgian Interior Ministry has not commented on the matter yet. An armed man has broken into a branch of a bank in Georgia’s capital …

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Russian journalist Pozner leaves Tbilisi after protests

Russian journalist Vladimir Pozner left Tbilisi in a hurry after protests held by Georgian activists against his visit, according to media reports. Georgian civil activists held a demonstration close to Vinotel Boutique Hotel where …

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Georgian police detain 21 citizens during Melia's arrest

Twenty-one people were detained earlier today when special unit servicemen stormed the United National Movement office to arrest party chair Nika Melia, announces Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs. One of the leaders of the UNM …

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Georgian police officers detained bank robber

The Georgian policemen managed to find a criminal who tried to rob the Liberty Bank branch. The suspect was detained, the website of the Georgian Interior Ministry informs. On January 29, the detainee burst into the bank branch in …

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Covid-infected taxi drivers fined in Tbilisi

Georgian police have fined two Covid-infected taxi drivers for violating self-isolation rules in Tbilisi. The Georgian Interior Ministry reported that a taxi driver, identified only as G.P. was fined while driving on a car at …

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Three men injured in Kakheti stabbing

In Kakheti, police officers detained a man who stabbed three people, the Georgian Interior Ministry informs. The incident took place in the Gurjaani region. According to the investigation, the man attacked as a result of a …

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Movement restricted on Upper Lars road

The road in Georgia leading to the Upper Lars checkpoint on the border with Russia is closed for trucks and semi-trailer trucks, the Department of Roads of the Ministry of Development and Infrastructure of Georgia informs. The movement …

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Georgian police arrest Zurab Zhvania's son

Georgian police have arrested the son of former Prime Minister Zurab Zhvania for alleged assault on the grandson of entrepreneur Gogi Topadze in Tbilisi. Busa Zhvania was arrested after an incident in the home of the family of …

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Georgian survives being stabbed five times

A middle-aged man was seriously injured in a fight that took place in Abasha (Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region), western Georgia, media reported. The crime was committed in the downtown square in the city center. Two men had a fight, …

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Recidivist detained in Georgia

A man serving a suspended sentence has been detained in Batumi: he is accused of stealing money from the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cathedral. The relevant message was published on the Georgian Interior Ministry website. The …

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