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Ukraine to Reduce Cargo Transportation Tariffs on Silk Road

Ukraine to Reduce Cargo Transportation Tariffs on Silk Road

The Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure is taking measures to reduce the tariffs for the transportation of goods on China-Ukraine-European Union route within the “Silk Road” project. The corresponding agreement was reached by Ukraine and China after negotiations between government delegations and signing of the subcommittee protocol on trade and economic …

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Tourists’ Daily Expenses in Ajara Were 451.15 GEL on Average in 1Q16

The tourism department of the autonomous republic of Ajara has published a report of the third phase of the research work covering the January-March period of 2016. As part of the research work, 1000 foreign visitors were inquired at all customs checkpoints in Georgia, before leaving the country. The research …

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Georgia’s Most Visited Place is Prometheus Cave: 30 000 People in a Month

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Prometheus cave is most visited place in Georgia, attracting 30 000 visitors in a month, Agency of protected ares of Georgia reported. Discovered in Imereti region in 1984, Prometheus Cave is one of Georgia’s natural wonders providing visitors with breathtaking examples of stalactites, stalagmites, curtains, petrified waterfalls, cave pearls, underground …

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Movement Problems During Rainfall will be Eliminated for Tsilkani Population

Movement Problems During Rainfall will be Eliminated for Tsilkani Population

Minister of internally displaced persons from the occupied territories of Georgia Sozar Subari and first deputy minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia Ilia Darchiashvili visited Mtskheta municipality village Tsiklani, where approximately 1300 internally displaced persons reside. Based on MDF order internal roads gravel arrangement works were carried out …

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Partnership Fund to Ban Funding of the Offshore Registered Entities

Partnership Fund to Ban Funding of the Offshore Registered Entities

“Transparency International – Georgia” publishes the recommendations for the “Partnership Fund” and writes that it is necessary to be given a detailed information concerning about all the projects. “Transparency International – Georgia” believes that: It is necessary, on the web site of the “Partnership Fund” to be given a detailed information …

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Italy Earthquake: Before and After Images Show Destruction

Italy Earthquake: Before and After Images Show Destruction

A strong earthquake has devastated a string of mountain towns and villages in central Italy, killing more than 240 people and leaving many unaccounted for. The 6.2 magnitude quake, which was followed by several aftershocks, struck at 03:36 (01:36 GMT) on Wednesday, 100km (65 miles) north-east of Rome. Worst affected …

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Georgian Wine Tasting & Dinner in Washington

Georgian WineTasting & Dinner in Washington

Please join us for a Georgian wine tasting and dinner conversation with Janet Cam, Janet Cam Consulting, LLC and Noel Brockett, Director of Operations and Sales, Georgian Wine House. WHEN: Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM WHERE: The Tabard Inn – 1739 N Street Northwest, Washington, …

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Russian Yandex Taxi Started Operation in Georgia

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Yandex Taxi, the Russian giant online order taxi service company, has launched operation in Georgia. Georgia is the fourth country, where the Russia company has entered. Before, Yandex Taxi had entered Belarus, Kazakhstan and Armenia. “Upon inauguration of our services in Armenia and Kazakhstan, Yandex Taxi has advanced positions in …

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Iran Envoy: No Deal to Export Gas to Georgia via Armenia

Iran Envoy: No Deal to Export Gas to Georgia via Armenia

At the moment, there is no agreement on the gas export from Iran to Georgia, Iran’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pak Ayeen told Trend August 25. He was commenting on the information which appeared in the Iranian media outlets regarding signing of a contract for the supply of Iranian gas to …

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Possible Route for Iran oil to Europe Through Ukraine Revealed

PJSC Ukrtransnafta, an operator of Ukraine’s oil transportation system, spoke about the perspective route for the possible supply of Iranian oil to Europe through Ukrainian territory. “It is obvious that the perspective route for transit to Central and Eastern Europe through Ukraine can be oil supplies through Bosphorus to the …

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