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Irma Inashvili: “We Try to Convince Farmers of Modern Systems’ Efficiency”

Agriculture Support Project

Since 2010 Georgia’s Ministry of Agriculture and the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) have been carrying out the Agriculture Support Project (ASP). The project’s goals are to end infrastructural problems and support farmers’ economic growth. An important part of the project is the rehabilitation of irrigation systems and dealing with …

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Creeping occupation: Russia advances 2km into Georgian territory

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Tbilisi is calling on the global community to “properly respond” to Russia’s “illegal actions” of creeping occupation at the Administrative Boundary Line (ABL) between breakaway Tskhinvali region (South Ossetia) and the rest of Georgia. Two days ago Russia’s occupational forces illegally placed so-called border signs near Georgia’s central highway in …

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New Sport Complex Opens in Tbilisi for EYOF

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A state-of-the-art sports complex has opened in Georgia’s capital ahead of the European Youth Olympic Games (EYOF). Georgian officials and sporting experts attended the opening ceremony of the New Tbilisi sport complex today. The country’s Prime Minister noted the new facility would bring great benefits to the capital city and …

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Heat Batumi 2015 Begins!

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“Heat Batumi 2015” is a special Batumi summer season project which covers a two-month schedule of various festivals and entertainment events in a non-stop fashion. From July 6th to September 15th, each week Batumi will pay host to various kinds of events, which will be communicated under an umbrella brand …

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National Geographic Georgia to Display Photos at Kus Tba Today

On July 9, National Geographic’s Georgian editorial will present its photo show at Kus Tba or the Turtle Lake in Tbilisi. The photos on display will include the National Geographic magazine’s best photos from the past year, as well as archival photos and unpublished photos. Among the archival material, the …

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Father Ilia Kartozia Awarded for Bravery in Italian Ferry Disaster

A Georgian priest who died while  helping people to get into lifeboats,  in the Adriatic Sea last year has been honoured posthumously by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). Georgian priest demonstrated an example of civic heroism at the expense of his life, saving people on a burning ferry. Each year the …

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Six Young Georgian Filmmakers’ Short Films Funded by TBC

Last week the movie theater Amirani showcased short films of six Georgian young filmmakers. All of the films were finalists of the Georgian National Film Center competition.  All six films are charming in their own way, many of them share the Kusturica-like unifying theme of death and its rituals. It …

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Georgian Junior Judokas Success at European Championship

Georgian junior judokas have succeeded at a top European tournament and returned home with almost twelve medals. The Georgian junior team gained: three gold, three silver and five bronze medals in male, female and team categories at the 2015 Cadet European Championships in Bulgaria. The European Judo Union praised the …

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What Happened at Apakidze Street, Tbilisi (Photo Gallery)

A Soviet Era building collapsed at Apakidze 13 in Tbilisi today. We reported earlier that a building located behind the Sports Palace collapsed in the Saburtalo district. The building was used by the Institute of Mathematics prior to being sold to a private investor. The building was being refurbished at the moment …

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Placebo for Tbilisi Recovery after The Flood

Famous band Placebo,which will play for the Georgian audience on July 7 at Tbilisi Open Air is going to transfer concert money to Tbilisi relief fund. Placebo are an English alternative rock band, formed in London in 1994 by singer-guitarist Brian Molko and guitarist-bassist Stefan Olsdal.

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Tbilisi Approves Compensation Plan for Flood Victims

Tbilisi Municipal Assembly at a special meeting has unanimously approved the procedure for compensation payment for damage caused by devastating floods in Tbilisi. The capital city hall is ready to pay compensation to the families which became victims of the disaster, Sputnik news agency reported. The project of fixing of …

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Georgian Film Festival in Kazakhstan for Tbilisi Flood Victims

Georgian film festival raised about $135,000 USD (more than 300, 000 GEL) to assist the hundreds of people affected by the devastating flood in Tbilisi. Kazakhstan’s largest city, Almaty, hosted a week of Georgian cinema to raise money for the cause. The event’s program included the Oscar-shortlisted film Tangerines by Zaza Urushadze, …

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