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British Millennials: You’ve Stolen Our Future

British Millennials: You've Stolen Our Future

British youngsters are not happy. They voted overwhelmingly to remain in the EU, but were overruled by older voters who want a future outside the bloc. Many angry Millennials took to social media on Friday to show their disbelief with the result. “I’m so angry. A generation given everything: Free …

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Gudauri Resort Rehabilitation Works have Started

In Gudauri Resort Rehabilitation Works have Started

The state continues infrastructure development in Gudauri. According to Alexander Onoprishvili, head of “Mountain Resort Development Company”, full rehabilitation of water supply and sewerage system will be started in the coming days. It should create enough water debate for the first time in the history of Gudauri. However, construction of …

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Greece to Get Over 2B euros in Investment within TAP Project

Greece to Get Over 2B euros in Investment within TAP Project

Greece will receive about 2.3 billion euros of direct investment within the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) construction project, Greek media reported citing SOCAR Energy Greece’s Head Anar Mammadov as saying. The head of SOCAR Energy Greece, a Greek subsidiary of Azerbaijani state oil company SOCAR, said 8,000 temporary and 2,000 …

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Mountain Resorts Generate $50 million in the Georgian Economy

Mountain Resorts Generate $50 million in the Georgian Economy

The government wants to sharply increase revenues from private sector,  as well as maintain resorts. Minister of Economy has announced it while commenting about the memorandum, signed between “Maintain Resort Development Company” and company “Red-Co”. According to Kumsishvili, there is a potential to increase revenues 6 times from the resorts. …

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BBC: Georgia’s Lonesome Country Star

Georgia's Lonesome Country Star

There can be few country music singers quite as lonesome as Shota Adamashvili. He is the only one in Georgia – not the American state, the country which lies on the border of Europe and Asia. With his cowboy hat and boots and pretty convincing Southern accent, many who come …

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Construction of Modern Student Dormitory is Completed

Construction of Modern Student Dormitory is Completed

Municipal Development Fund finished construction of modern 320-room Student Dormitory at the slope of Lisi. The building will be officially delivered to the Ministry of education on Friday. Construction of the Student Dormitory has started in Spring, 2014 with the initiative of the MP. Its value has made up 5.251 …

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Georgia is a Country of Rugby

Georgia is a Country of Rugby

Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili attended opening of the 96th General Assembly of Rugby Europe. He addressed the participants of the event. Prime Minister expressed hope that the decisions adopted during the 96th General Assembly of Rugby Europe will contribute sufficiently to the development of rugby. In his speech …

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Miquel Hudin Leads Georgian Wine Masterclass in Spain

Miquel Hudin Leads Georgian Wine Masterclass in Spain

On July 2nd at Aguiló Vinateria in Falset (Tarragona, Spain) wine journalist and certified sommelier Miquel Hudin will be leading a masterclass and tasting on the wines from the country of Georgia. Created as an overview to the viticulture and winemaking of Georgia, the class will start with the history …

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Independence: How Can I Get Local Currency for Georgia?

Independence: How Can I Get Local Currency for Georgia?

Q I’m going to Georgia next month and I’m having trouble finding a bureau de change to change sterling to Georgian lari. Amiee Brown A I’m not surprised you can’t find a UK bureau de change that keeps Georgian lari. Deloitte’s international tax team says: “there are no foreign exchange controls …

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