transport in Caucasus

Azerbaijani roads named best among CIS countries

Azerbaijan is ranked 27th for the quality of roads infrastructure among 141 countries, gaining 5.2 points, in the Global Competitiveness Report 2019 published by the World Economic Forum (WEF). WEF ranked 141 countries based on World …

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Upper Lars opened for passenger cars

Today, Georgian authorities restarted traffic on the Gudauri-Kobi (Cross Pass) section of the Mtskheta-Stepantsminda-Lars international highway (Georgian Military Highway), connecting Georgia and Russia, but so far, only for passenger cars, the …

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East-West highway section opens in Georgia

A new 13-km road to bypass Khashuri was built in Georgia. It has become a part of the East-West highway (E60), the Georgian Ministry of Regional Development informed. The Khashuri bypass road begins at the last section of Agara-Zemo …

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Russia evacuated 112 more citizens from Armenia

According to the Russian Embassy in Armenia, 112 more Russians returned to their homeland by Yerevan-Moscow flight today. Russian citizens were brought to Moscow by the Armenia Aircompany. “The necessary approvals were obtained …

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Domestic flights in Azerbaijan to be resumed on June 15

The domestic flights will be resumed in Azerbaijan from June 15, spokesman for the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers Ibrahim Mammadov said during a briefing at the Operational Headquarters under the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers. …

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Baku Metro receives new batch of subway cars

Four new trains consisting of 20 cars each, manufactured on the order of Azerbaijan’s Baku Metro CJSC, have arrived in Baku, according to the company. "The trains consist of 20 wagons of fourth-generation models 81-765, …

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Russians to be returned from Armenia on Thursday

A charter flight from Armenia with Russian citizens will take place next week, the Deputy Director-General of Armenia Aircompany, Gevorg Khachatryan informed today. “On June 4, Armenia Aircompany will implement the charter flight …

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Georgia shuts down air traffic starting tomorrow

Georgia will completely shut down air traffic in the country starting Mach 21 in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the Georgian Prime Minister's Advisor for Foreign Affairs Irakli Chikovani said today. …

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Traffic restricted in Upper Lars

Due to extreme weather conditions, traffic of all vehicles is prohibited at the Upper Lars checkpoint on the Russian-Georgian border, the press service of the North Ossetian Emergencies Ministry reports. According to the press service, …

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Transkam closed due to avalanches

For two days, the Transcaucasian highway connecting Russia with South Ossetia remains closed due to avalanches. A heating station has been deployed at the road, the press service of the Ministry of Emergencies of North Ossetia reports. …

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More than 300 cars stuck on Upper Lars

More than 300 cars were blocked on the Georgian Military High Road due to heavy snowfall, the EMERCOM reports. The emergency department specified that 315 cars and 434 people are waiting for an opportunity to move. On the road, there …

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Georgia to produce first electric cars in August

The electric car factory in Kutaisi, Georgia, will produce its first electric car in August, State Representative in Imereti Zviad Shalamberidze said. He said that at the first stage 5,000 cars will be produced per …

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