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HuffingtonPost: Former Opera Star Thinks His Country Will Be Russia’s Next Ukraine

Paata Burchuladze

HuffingtonPost publishes an article saying, Former Opera Star, Paata Burchuladze thinks his country will be Russia’s next Ukraine Paata Burchuladze is working Capitol Hill to raise awareness about Georgia’s worries. Burchuladze believes election season will invite foul play by Georgia’s powerful neighbor Russia. He wants American attention to ensure the elections …

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World Bank to Allocate $1B for TANAP Construction


The World Bank (WB) will provide $1 billion for funding of the construction project of the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP), the Turkish newspaper Hurriyet reported. Besides the WB’s loan, it is expected that $1.07 billion will be allocated by the European Investment Bank (EIB), according to the newspaper. The …

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First Quarter Records 1.8% Upturn in Georgia’s Electricity Consumption


Georgia’s annual electricity consumption in March rose by 1% and in the first quarter – by 1.8%. The consumption reduction is explained by the 2015 high growth paces, on the one hand, and comparatively warmer weather in March, on the other hand. According to Galt&Taggart, consumption of distributing licensees have …

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Bakhtadze: European-standard Adjusted Trains to Serve Disabled Bodies

Mamuka Bakhtadze: Modernization of Georgian Railway Should be Finished in 2019

In summer 2016 bi-level rail cars will operate in the Georgian Railway network. “This is a special event in the history of Georgian Railway, because we have never purchased trains of this type and quality”, Georgian Railway director general Mamuka Bakhtadze told the BPI. The Stadler bi-level train is made …

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Gardabani-2 Steam Power Station Construction to Start in 2017

The construction of Gardabani-2 steam power plant will start in 2017. With 240-mgwat installed generation the power station will embrace technical specifications identically to the Gardabani-1 combined-cycle steam power facility. The supposed value of the steam power plant construction is 190 million USD. According to the Georgian Oil and Gas …

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