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Demand for foreign currency loans increases in Georgia

As of February 1, 2015, Georgia’s commercial banks issued loans totaling 13.7 billion lari ($ 1 = 2.26 lari), which is 743.4 billion lari more than as of late December 2014. The volume of loans issued in January in the national currency increased by 3.5 million lari (0.1 percent) compared …

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Georgia intends to attract more tourists in 2015

Georgia intends to attract more tourists in 2015, than it was in previous years. Georgian Tourism Administration said the country will host three large-scale events in 2015: the European Youth Olympic Festival, the UEFA Super Cup and the Annual Meeting of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). It …

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Tsarnaev will be judged in Boston

The US Court of Appeal has rejected a request by lawyers of the accused in the organization and execution of the terrorist attack during the marathon in Boston in April 2014, Jokhar Tsarnaev, to move the hearing to another city.   They have repeatedly appealed with the same request to …

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Smells Like 1930’s in Russia: Nemtsov’s Assassination in Moscow

Right-wing politician Boris Nemtsov was shot and killed in Moscow last night. Politician and opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was fired at four times (at least) and killed as he was walking on Vasilivsky Prospect with a friend visiting from Ukraine. These are the facts that became known last night, February 27th 2015 at …

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