updated Sun. March 4, 2018
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March 2, 2018
According to Samtskhe-Javakheti based news site Samkhretis Karibche, 11 members from Georgian Dream voted to approve the draft on 28 February, while 15 opposition councillors voted against it. This was the first council session in which Georgian Dream's councillors showed up, after boycotting it forÃÂ ...
February 20, 2018
The wine master has been in Georgia for around a month, visiting family cellars and wine companies
in different parts of the country: Kakheti
and Kartli. She also visited the Viticulture Faculty of Agrarian University and vineyards of the experimental base of the ScientificÃÂ ...
February 19, 2018
Similar to December 2017, the most expensive 3-star hotels in Georgia were in Mtskheta-Mtianeti
regions, where the daily rates surpass the average price by 53% and 33% respectively. This is largely due to the high prices of standard double rooms in the hotels in popular winterÃÂ ...
February 16, 2018
Despite a 2007 law paving the way for their repatriation, only 50 Meskhetian families are estimated to be living in Georgia's Samtskhe-Javakheti province today. Many of them face economic and administrative hardships resulting from difficult access to Georgian citizenship or residency status. In the villageÃÂ ...
February 15, 2018
The most expensive 3-star hotels in Georgia are in Mtskheta-Mtianeti
regions, where the daily rates surpass the average price by 58% and 48% respectively. This is largely due to the high prices of standard double rooms in hotels of popular winter destinations, Bakuriani andÃÂ ...
February 12, 2018
Less densely populated regions of Georgia are: Samtskhe-Javakheti
- 25.0 people km2, followed by Mtskheta-Mtianeti
- 16.9, Racha-Lechkhumi
and Kvemo Svaneti - 7.0 people per km2. The most densely populated area within the capital
, is Didube district, where the population
density is 8,523.1 peopleÃÂ ...
February 9, 2018
The book's critics blasted Saakashvili for his handling of Georgia's ethnic Armenian-dominated region of Samtskhe-Javakheti
during his presidency. Part of Saakashvili's post-Rose Revolution reform was about tightening the central government
's hold over Georgia's provinces, not least Samtskhe-Javakheti
February 8, 2018
The program kicked off in January at Telavi State University, the universities of Gori
, Kutaisi, Batumi
, and Zugdidi
, and at the Samtskhe-Javakheti
State University. In addition, students
have the chance to use the program materials at the DRR resource centers created in these universities. Another majorÃÂ ...
August 20, 2017
Helicopters to extinguish fire in forest in Samtskhe-Javakheti
. 20 Aug 2017 - 17:00:00. The fire has started in a difficult section of the forest, it will take much more time and effort for the rescuers to extinguish. Photo by Environment Ministry's press office. PrevNext. Tweet
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September 19, 2017
The Jamestown Foundation
September 19, 2017
... them M1 Abrams battle tanks, which then were shipped by rail to the Orpolo firing range, in the country's Samtskhe-Javakheti region. The keyÃÂ ...
September 18, 2017
September 10, 2017
... from Pankisi, 20 percent from Adjara and up to 10 percent from Azeri villages in the Kakheti
, Kvemo Kartli
August 31, 2017
The congresswoman has been a vocal advocate for greater U.S. assistance for Armenia
, Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh), the Samtskhe-Javakheti
August 31, 2017
AKHALKALAK, Georgia--Camp Javakhk concluded another successful year of camps in three Municipalities
in Javakhk (Samtskhe-Javakheti
August 30, 2017
Leader of Virk party in Samtskhe-Javakheti
David Rstakyan expressed hope on August 29 that President of Georgia
Eduard Shevardnadze willÃÂ ...
August 30, 2017
... Situations, has joined the operation to put out the ongoing forest fires
in the Samtskhe-Javakheti
region, the ministry's press service told APA.
August 23, 2017
The Ka-32A firefighting helicopter started exploration flights in Samtskhe-Javakheti region and joined the operation to tackle the fire at 06:40ÃÂ ...
March 14, 2017
"The issues that the Armenians
of Javakhk face are diverse and multifaceted, especially in Samtskhe Javakheti and Kvemo Kartli
," said Artak Gabrielyan, the representative of the Council of Armenian Organizations of Samstskhe Javakheti and Kvermo Kartli.
February 28, 2017
The village has about 75 households, around half of whom are Muslim
, and is located in Adigeni Municipality in the southern Samtskhe-Javakheti
have rented a place to pray in a local house, but still want to regain their former mosque
February 5, 2017
... based on the journalist
's testimony, the case was transferred to the Samtskhe-Javakheti prosecutor
's office and an article dealing with exceeding official powers, committed with violence or use of firearms, was added to the case (punishable by ...
December 29, 2016
Set to open in the summer of 2017, this will be the only such center in the whole region of Samtskhe-Javakheti
. The Bulgarian government
will provide funding, while UNICEF
will work on the concept of the day care center, renovate and equip the building ...
November 10, 2016
Vardzia is a cave monastery city in southern Georgia, excavated from the slopes of the Erusheti Mountain on the left bank of the river Mtkvari, thirty kilometers from the town of Aspindza, Samtskhe-Javakheti region. At present the damaged part of the ...
November 7, 2016
"However, the fact that Tenili cheese made in Samtskhe-Javakheti
and Kvemo Kartli
regions of Georgia from sheep or cow's milk
and Dambal Khacho, usually made in Pshavi, are both acknowledged as being an intangible heritage.
November 2, 2016
Fire in ancient Vardzia cave city, part of unique wall painting covered in soot. 2 Nov 2016 - 15:08:00. Fire at St Mary's Church broke out late yesterday.
October 24, 2016
Five nuns and one novice live in St. Nino's Nunnery, which opened in 1992 in the village of Phoka, Samtskhe-Javakheti, led by Mother Elisabed.
October 18, 2016
In a mayoral race in the town of Akhaltsikhe in Samtskhe-Javakheti region, UNM's Irakli Ereklishvili has a 9-point lead - 46% to 37% - over his closest rival, GDDG's Vladimer Zedgenidze; the two will face each other in the second round runoff as no ...
October 5, 2016
Most live in the Samtskhe-Javakheti
, Kvemo Kartli
regions in the south and east of the country. While Armenians
and Azerbaijanis living in Tbilisi
and other large cities tend to be fairly well integrated, this is not the case with the ...
October 4, 2016
also appears to be exploiting ethnic tensions in the Armenia
n-populated Georgian province of Samtskhe-Javakheti
. The goal may be to create a sphere of influence linking Russia with Armenia through South Ossetia
October 3, 2016
But first, on the destination. Samtskhe-Javakheti is a rocky and hilly land, and while the stark beauty of its landscapes is breathtaking, there are very few cultivable fields.
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
October 2, 2016
Sordia said he had noticed a greater sense of activity when recently visiting ethnic minority communities the regions of Kvemo Kartli
, Adjara, Kakheti
. "They have an interest in participating in the elections
because there areÃÂ ...
September 30, 2016
arrived in Georgia on September 30, aiming to extend his outreach campaign to the Orthodox Christian
world. The pontiff's ecumenical message, however, is not an easy sell in Tbilisi
September 29, 2016
Already in its second year, the festival brings Georgian regions into focus, aiming to raise awareness on gender equality, domestic abuse prevention and defense of its victims, covering Samegrelo
, Upper Svaneti, Kvemo Kartli
Asbarez Armenian News
September 29, 2016
Congressman Sherman has been a legislative leader in seeking targeted U.S. aid to the Armenia
region of Georgia, and also supports U.S. and international assistance to help Armenia settle refugees
from the Middle East
ENPI Info Centre
September 22, 2016
from print, digital and broadcast media visited cooperatives in Samtskhe-Javakheti
and attended an agricultural fair and seminar in Akhaltsikhe.
September 20, 2016
Twelve public schools
in Georgia's regions have undergone complete rehabilitation using funds from an American foreign aid agency.
September 16, 2016
Izoria said that the French side has expressed readiness to step up efforts in this direction, specifically to contribute to the development of army
mountain firing range, Abuli, in Samtskhe-Javakheti
region. Le Drian also said that French navy ship
September 12, 2016
The French delegation reiterated that they are ready to contribute to the development of a mountain firing range in the Samtskhe-Javakheti Region. Georgia's Defense Minister Levan Izoria said the main topic during his meeting with Le Drian centered ...
September 5, 2016
Multinational military exercises
Agile Spirit with the participation of Georgian commandos, trained under NATO
countries special program, are continuing at Orpolo firing range in Samtskhe-Javakheti
region of Georgia. The US Marine Corps
and personnelÃÂ ...
September 5, 2016
The first prize winner will get a two person, five day tour package to Borjomi and Samtskhe -Javakheti staying in the best hotels and including sightseeing of Sapara, Rabat, the Green Monastery, Zarzma, and Vardzia.
September 2, 2016
... combat equipment has appeared in Georgia for the second time in less than six months, as combat exercises with the Georgian armed forces
and other close allies began in the small South Caucasus nation's southern Samtskhe-Javakheti
region on Friday.
August 31, 2016
Two-week military exercises
, Agile Spirit 2016, will be held at a firing range close to the town of Akhaltsikhe in Samtskhe-Javakheti
region of Georgia. Military equipment, among them U.S. Army
's armored vehicles
, artillery cannons, amphibious assaultÃÂ ...
August 18, 2016
Villages with no corresponding road signs are nestled one after the other along the foothills on the Samtskhe-Javakheti region of Georgia.
August 16, 2016
August 10, 2016
August 8, 2016
Georgian Dream-Democratic Georgia (GDDG) ruling party nominated its majoritarian MP candidates for Samtskhe-Javakheti region's three single-mandate constituencies on August 7. GDDG's majoritarian MP from Borjomi, Gedevan Popkhadze, will run forÃÂ ...
July 11, 2016
YEREVAN, JULY 11, ARMENPRESS. The person suspected in murdering a young woman
and her 3 children
has been detained, "Armenpress" reports, citing "Georgia online".
June 23, 2016
Vardzia is a cave monastery located approximately 30 kilometers south of Aspindza on the left bank of the River Mtkvari, in the region of Samtskhe-Javakheti. It dates back to the 12th century, when it was excavated through the slopes of the Erusheti ...
June 13, 2016
The three-day International Carpet Festival began at the ancient complex in Akhaltsikhe in southern Georgia, where carpet creators, enthusiasts and cultural
heritage experts gathered and enjoyed carpets from Georgia and other parts of the world.
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