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‘TBILISOBA’ 2014 – HISTORICAL AUTUMN FESTIVAL
30 October, 2014
Despite the several centuries of history, last week the capital of Georgia celebrated its festival only for the 35th time. As a rule, ‘Tbilisoba’ is celebrated on the last weekend of October.
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Chikhirtma - Chicken soup with eggs
30 October, 2014
Chikhirtma is a delicious chicken soup from eastern Georgia. It is a nice blend of chicken broth, vinegar, eggs, spices and greens. The soup has a slightly sour taste
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“The thing about Georgia is to open the door and to go in” - Peter Skinner
30 October, 2014
A British historian and a writer, Peter Skinner, traveled extensively throughout Georgia in 2007, 2008 and 2010, and remains deeply interested in the country.
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The Triumvirate has spoken
30 October, 2014
Former prosecutors from abroad, who had, in various periods in the past, leveled charges against former President of Serbia Slobodan Milošević, former Prime Minister of Israel Ehud Olmert
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“Ebola Scare” in Tbilisi - Passenger Incident Highlights Racism and Xenophobia in Georgia
30 October, 2014
Writer LELA KODALASHVILI described on her Facebook a report in which she witnessed the oppression of a black man. We contacted her requesting some details
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Real estate in Georgia that is valued at millions
30 October, 2014
Finding real estate to suit your needs is no longer a problem in today’s Georgia. There exist multitudes of webpages and agencies that offer apartments and private homes
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Will Russian economic slowdown affect Georgia significantly?
30 October, 2014
The international economic sanctions against Russia and the significant drop in oil prices have already squeezed the Russian economy and put it on the brink of crisis.
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Sona the Sash-Wearer and Tbilisi’s Legendary Karachokhians
30 October, 2014
The history of Tbilisi is unimaginable without Karachokhians (Karachokhelebi). Their name is partially Turkic in origin; it is derived from the clothing they wore and translates
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Tbilisi, the city of open sewers and missing metal
30 October, 2014
Due to the fact that I largely move about the city on foot, any novelties quickly catch my eye. Unfortunately, novelties that have been catching my eye lately are largely negative
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Stalin’s contentious great-grandson you never heard about
30 October, 2014
Stalin’s descendant, IAKOB JUGASHVILI, agreed to tell us about his great-grandfather:
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“But the land… it remains” - When there is not a wall, but barbed wire, is it less painful?
30 October, 2014
The Berlin wall - one hundred miles of impenetrable concrete slab - crowned with razor-sharp barbed wire and imposing guard towers was a hundred-mile separation barrier.
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Male VS Female in Georgia
30 October, 2014
Male VS Female! There is nothing terribly new in this trivial juxtaposition – old, familiar and universally recognized. Only, we do not very well know and recognize the reasons of their confrontational unity.
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Georgia has met first-phase requirements of the visa dialogue, second phase can be started - European Commission
29 October, 2014
Georgia has come one step closer towards the goal of a visa free regime with the European Union, after the European Commission today adopted its second progress report
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Windowless planes could be a reality in less than 10 years
29 October, 2014
It is a glimpse into the future that will inspire wonder in some people but perhaps strike terror into the heart of the nervous flyer: a windowless plane that nonetheless allows
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"The president, the government and the parliament - we all are and will be in agreement" - Irakli Gharibashvili
29 October, 2014
The President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili and the Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvhili attended the Security Council session.
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I believe Georgia will continue to implement European agenda of ambitious reforms - Catherine Ashton
29 October, 2014
High Representative of the EU, Vice President of the European Commission Catherine Ashton has sent a letter to Georgia’s Foreign Minister Maia Panjikidze in relation to expiration
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Unmanned US rocket explodes during NASA launch
29 October, 2014
NASA has played down the impact on the crew of the International Space Station following the explosion of a supply rocket shortly after take off from a commercial launch
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'I died long before that...' - Maka Chichua's speech against femicide
29 October, 2014
Many well-known Georgian women have united in a protest against femicide – Maka Chichua, Tea Tsulukiani, Natia Panjikidze, Maia Panjikidze, Eka Tkeshelashvili, Nino Sukhishvili
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Margvelashvili and Gharibashvili's warm meeting at Presidential residence
29 October, 2014
A Security Council Meeting was held at Georgia’s Presidential residence located in the Avlabari district. The meeting was attended by both the President and the Prime Minister
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“Mortally Wounded Women” - Georgian Foreign Minister to participate in a performance
28 October, 2014
Maia Panjikidze, Minister of Foreign Affairs, along with her deputy Tamar Beruchashvili will take part in a performance named “Mortally Wounded Women”, held in Marjanishvili Theater.
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"The Secret Life of an ISIS Warlord" - The Daily Beast
28 October, 2014
As printed in The Daily Beast on October 27th, 2014

"Abu Omar al-Shishani has a fierce, gorgeous Chechen bride. He learned intelligence operations from the U.S. And his older brother may be the real genius of ISIS.
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Jim Carrey's parody on Matthew McConaughey's Lincoln Ads
28 October, 2014
Ads for Lincoln Motors featuring Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey got the "Saturday Night Live" spoof treatment, and the skits - featuring Jim Carrey - have got people laughing
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512 crimes committed against life before September of 2014
28 October, 2014
512 crimes were committed against life before the September of 2014. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, 61 cases of premeditated murder took place from January 2014
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State Security Council employee killed in explosion
28 October, 2014
One person has been killed in an explosion in Zugdidi, Samegrelo region. The incident took place in the State Security Service building at 2:00 pm. A head of one of the departments
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How to peel an egg in 5 seconds
28 October, 2014
Easy way to peel an egg, hold egg in water before peeling, Foood Style web-site reports. Chef David is Guy Fieri's executive chef for Johnny Garlic's in Brentwood California
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Prime Minister offers Abkhazians and Ossetians autonomy and European prospects within the boundaries of Georgia
27 October, 2014
Georgia's Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili has addressed the people of Abkhazia and South Ossetia while presenting the public with a report on the Government activity
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Georgia named among Top 10 Safest Countries To Live In The World
27 October, 2014
Georgia has been named among Top 10 Safest Countries To Live In The World by the see.place website.
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Editor's Choice
25 October, 2014
The Caucasian Challenge website publishes a list of dishes that are worth trying in the Caucasus. Three Georgian dishes – Khachapuri, Khinkali and Lobia are among the most memorable meals of the region.
 
27 October, 2014
Georgia has been named among Top 10 Safest Countries To Live In The World by the see.place website.
 
24 October, 2014
Official music video for Georgia’s representative at Junior Eurovision, Lizi-Pop has been released. Тhe creative team of Bzikebistudio worked on the graphic video.
 
23 October, 2014
Striking similarity between Georgia’s Minister of Defense Irakli Alasania and British actor James Purefoy is a frequent topic of discussion among social media users.
 
23 October, 2014
DATA TUTASHKHIA BY CHABUA AMIREJIBI

The novel tells the story of a Georgian outlaw at the time of Tsardom. It combines thriller elements with Dostoyevskian themes of personal fate and national identity.
 
16 October, 2014
Italian model agency Brave Models Management is presenting a new face to the world of fashion. Its representatives firmly believe that Ana Akhvlediani, a 19-year-old model from Kutaisi
 
16 October, 2014
On October 13th, the company Art Palace with support of the Iavnana charity fund, held a joint concert by world-class trumpet player and Grammy award-winner Chris Botti, as well as
 
17 October, 2014
Aaron Huey, a journalist for the famous magazine National Geographic, has returned to Svaneti after a 14-year-absence. His first visit to one of Georgia’s most beautiful regions
 
10 October, 2014
The National Geographic photo reporter Aaron Huey repeated his journey to Svaneti - mountainous region of Georgia.
 
03 October, 2014
Eka Beselia’s “English language scandal” has been a hot topic on the internet for three days now. A new Youtube video was released recently
 
09 October, 2014
BIRKIANI, Georgia - The Pankisi Gorge is not the ideal place for three journalists, including an American, to visit and start asking questions about its most famous native son
 
13 October, 2014
To make this version of khachapuri you need to skewer the cheese and wrap the dough around it, instead of rolling them in a traditional way.
 
04 October, 2014
A video has been published on the internet that depicts Salome Tetiashvili, a well-known Georgian singer, performing a song named “Ah, Turpav, Turpav” with her trademark emotion.
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