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Here’s how many bridges Manhattan would need if everyone drove

Manhattan’s population expands from its 1.5 million local residents to up to 3.9 million people on weekdays, including 1.6 million commuting workers, 374,000 local day-trip visitors, 70,000 students, 400,000 out-of-town visitors, and 17,00 hospital patients. Altogether, more than 2 million people exit and enter Manhattan around the same time each …

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Russia’s Central Bank Losing Control of Ruble

Russia’s Central Bank raised its interest rate overnight in a desperate attempt to prop up its ailing currency, the ruble. The hike of 6.5 percent, from 10.5 percent to 17 percent, is the biggest since Russia went into economic meltdown in 1998. It’s the second increase from the Central Bank …

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National Tourism Administration has no Plans to Launch New Projects in 2015

In 2015, the National  Tourism Administration of Georgia plans the marketing activities both on domestic and international markets aimed at the country’s popularization. The Administration is going to disseminate information about Georgia’s  tourism potential in  foreign media, participation  in 20 international exhibitions  is also scheduled  as well as tourism marketing, …

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GAZ Group Russian Buses may Run in the Georgian Capital

The Russian-made buses may appear in Tbilisi. This will happen in a case if Strada Auto company – GAZ  authorized dealer wins the tender for the renovation of the vehicle  fleet.  According to  David Zautashvili, the company’s Director, they plan to take part in the tender, as the GAZ  buses …

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