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Georgia Launches Negotiations on Iranian Gas Delivery

Iran oil refinary

Another player may appear in Georgia’s energy market – this is Iran, capability of natural gas delivery from this country is already negotiated between Georgian and Iranian sides. The issue will be considered within the visit of Georgia’s Minister of Energy Kakha Kaladze to this country. Meanwhile, Vice Premier has …

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Great success of Georgian wines on Tokyo International Competition 2016


9 kinds of Georgian wines were awarded with 4 gold and 4 silver medals at the international competition “Sakura” which took place in Tokyo capital of Japan. Awarded wines are following ones: The double gold medal – “Saperavi.Reserve 2005” company “Kakhuri”; The gold medal – “Saperavi. 2008”, company “Kakhuri”; The …

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Europe Keeps Pushing for Diversification of Energy Sources

Europe Keeps Pushing for Diversification of Energy Sources

The European Commission keeps pushing for the diversification of energy sources, routes and suppliers, as well as encourages the emerging LNG market. European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič made the remark at the International Energy Agency in Paris, the Commission’s website reports. “We will continue discussions with third countries, in particular …

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Russia Remains Leader in Foreign Money Transfers to Georgia

Money Transfers to Georgia

Money transfers to Georgia in January 2016 marked 66.555 million USD ($ 75,450 in January 2015). The figure is lower compared to the December 2015 transfers, when currency remittances recorded 102 million USD. This is a usual tendency, when the month of January records slowdown in money transfers to Georgia …

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“You Have Made Erroneous Statements” – Frontera against Kaladze


The Frontera company management has released a special letter concerning the recent statement made by Georgian Energy Minister Kakha Kaladze. Namely, the company management appraises the Minister’s statement as erroneous and false. On February 5, 2016 the Georgian Energy Minister released an erroneous statement around the Atlantic Council’s report on …

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‘The Independent’ Killing Rint Edition, Going All Digital

'The Independent' killing print edition, going all digital

“The Independent,” the Russian-owned British newspaper, is closing its print edition to become digital only. The paper’s owners said Friday the move away from print will ensure a sustainable and profitable future. “This decision preserves ‘The Independent’ brand and allows us to continue to invest in the high quality editorial …

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BBC Features “Ali and Nino” Love Story – VIDEO

Ali and Nino Movie

British BBC has aired a video reportage on the “Ali and Nino” film, shot based on a novel with the same name by an Azerbaijani writer. Chief Director of the British film Asif Kapadia, who is also a BAFTA award winner told BBC about the shooting of the movie, which …

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Communications Market to See Major Deal

Caucasus Online

Mobitel, the owner of Beeline company, plans to buy the Caucasus Online’s retail network. On February 9 the Georgian National Communications Commission (GNCC) held a meeting on the expected deal between Mobitel (Beeline) and Caucasus Online. At the meeting the information was unveiled that Caucasus Online may sell its retail …

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Fully Restored Visa-free travel with Iran


Since today,Visa-free travel between Georgia and Iran is fully restored. Ipress provides this information that was confirmed by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia . It should be pointed out that the visa-free travel agreement between Georgia and Iran came to a halt since 2013. However, there were no restrictions for Georgian citizens. They were …

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Azerbaijan Multiethnic Country With high Level of Human Development

This year marks the “Year of Multiculturalism” in Azerbaijan, a transcontinental country in the Caucasus region located at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, The Korea Herald, Korea’s leading English-language newspaper said. To celebrate the initiative, launched by the government of President Ilham Aliyev, Baku will host the …

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