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Al Jazeera: How Russia Inadvertently Promoted Georgian Wine in the West

Qatar’s largest Media Network Al Jazeera writes an article about Georgian wine, its culture and traditions. Al Jazeera’s Mansur Mirovalev visited Kakheti region, near Kisiskhevi surroundings, where he observed Georgian wine production and one Georgian family. Apart from the eloquent description of wine-production culture in Georgia, the author concentrates on …

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Russia Starts a Trade War with Turkey – What should Georgia Expect?

Russia Starts a Trade War with Turkey - What should Georgia Expect?

In response to the attack on Su-24 by  a fighter aircraft of the Turkish Air Force, Russia restricts imports of goods from Turkey. Suppliers of Turkish products have already faced problems at customs posts and clearance, as importers say, is actually stopped. The restrictions on the import of food from …

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What is the Cost of the Conflict between Russia and Turkey?

What is the Cost of the Conflict between Russia and Turkey?

Loss of Russian bombers on the Syrian-Turkish border poses a threat to the extensive trade and economic relations between Russia and Turkey. RBC wanted to understand what is at stake. Destruction of a Russian bomber by the Turkish Air Force on Tuesday that Putin called “stab in the back of …

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The Role of Russia in The Georgian Economy

The Role of Russia in The Georgian Economy

A significant decrease in oil prices, geopolitical tensions and sanctions established by the western countries has resulted in retarding the pace of development of the Russian economy, which, on its part, has reflected on partner countries, among them is Georgia. a) The Georgian export to Russia in January-September of 2015 …

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The Cheapest Fuel in the World is Sold in Russia

The Cheapest Fuel in the World is Sold in Russia

The Union of Oil Products Importers says that in Georgia fuel prices are  lower than in other post-Soviet countries. According to the Union, as  of the first half  of November, the most expensive fuel is in the Netherlands, Norway and Italy where  the fuel prices are  about 25-30% higher than …

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Russia May Facilitate Visa Regime for Georgian Citizens

This issue will be discussed during the meeting of Georgian prime minister’s special representative for relations with Russia Zurab Abashidze and Russia’s deputy foreign minister Grigory Karasin Nov.19 in Prague. “The Russian side hinted that it is going to facilitate the visa regime for our citizens,” Abashidze told reporters Nov.18. …

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Gazprom Lowers its Production Forecast in 2015

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In the new quarterly report, the Russian gas giant Gazprom has once again updated its estimate of production for the current year. The Company lowered its production forecast by 4% from 444.6 billion cubic meters (announced in August) to427 billion cubic meters. The initial production target for 2015 was 485.36 …

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Russian Energy Minister Novak due in Iran by late October

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak will visit Iran on Oct. 21 – the day of a meeting between Russian and other oil producers with officials from OPEC in Vienna, a ministry spokeswoman said on Friday rouiters reported . Attemping to increase bilateral trade to $10 billion a year from $2 …

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