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Kutaisi University Town to be the biggest one in Caucasus

Kutaisi University Town to be the biggest one in Caucasus

A new university town is planned for Kutaisi, western Georgia, set to be the largest of its kind in the Caucasus region.  Equipped with modern infrastructure and new laboratories, it will be an educational-scientific center for the western part of Georgia, as well as for the wider region, Georgia Today reports. The total budget for […]

First stock of Georgian Nabeglavi appeared in Korea

First stock of Georgian Nabeglavi appeared in Korea

Caucasus Business Week reports that the increased demand on mineral water in Korea might be satisfied by Georgian products. Company “Premier Water International” has already implemented export of first stock of Georgian mineral water “Nabeglavi”. The company holds negotiations on product supply with one of the largest trade centre in Korea and restaurants of Seoul. […]

Koreans make a beeline for Georgian honey

Koreans make a beeline for Georgian honey

By Rachel Lee – The Korea Times Georgia boasts a long history of beekeeping and is proud of its “genuine” honey that has made a promising start in the Korean market, a Georgian envoy says. Ambassador to Korea Nikoloz Apkhazava said honey had many health benefits and Koreans were choosing his country’s 100 percent pure […]

Captives of a patriarchal mentality: domestic violence in the South Caucasus

Captives of a patriarchal mentality: domestic violence in the South Caucasus

When we see women on the street with mutilated faces, with bruised and swollen lips, hands and feet…all ‘dressed’ up in dark purple spots, many of us would probably like to approach these women and ask, ‘What happened?” and talk to them, try and help if we can. We want to find out: who did […]

Georgia and Japan to implement common project

Georgia and Japan to implement common project

The Project for Provision of Medical Equipment to Georgia Red Cross Primary Health Clinic in Dedoplistskaro (Georgia), which was implemented within the framework of “Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects” of the Government of Japan. The Opening Ceremony was held in the town of Dedoplistskaro (Georgia) on 8 July 2016. According to official press-release […]

Enemies in love

Enemies in love

When two people love each other, usually neither of them think about the other’s nationality. They focus on the chemistry between them – not on nationalism or patriotism. But people can’t live separated from their own surroundings or environment, and often don’t want to, either. Couples from nations in conflict with one another find themselves […]

Gay in the South Caucasus: LGBT life in Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan

Gay in the South Caucasus: LGBT life in Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan

Armenia “I lost so many friends…”  Karen Arakelyan (note: name has been changed for purposes of anonymity) for years fought against himself, trying to change the truth known only to him. But as a result, it became impossible to live with this secret, and he decided to come out: “I’m glad that I took this […]

Georgian Defense Ministry abolished obligatory military service

Georgian Defense Ministry abolished obligatory military service

Obligatory military service is abolished by Georgian Defense Ministry. The relevant document was signed by Minister of Defense Tina Khidasheli on 27th of June. According to her if the future minister decides to reestablish the obligatory military service, he/she will have to abolish yesterday’s decision. Minister also stated during the meeting with media, that she […]

Georgia to hold military exercises with US

Georgia to hold military exercises with US

In August 2016 Georgia will host the joint exercises Jackal Stone 2016 with the US Special Forces. Vestnik Kavkaza reports a delegation of the US European Command came to Georgia for the preparation. In Tbilisi they met with the Chief of General Staff of the Georgian Armed Forces, Vakhtang Kapanadze, and the Deputy Defence Minister, […]

“Georgia is a new destination of globetrotters”

“Georgia is a new destination of globetrotters”

Georgia as a country of an ancient civilization locates in the middle of Caucasus region. The natural beauties and historical heritages are very attractive for global tourism. Edita Badasyan, the reporter from Georgia, made an interview with Daria Kholodilina, from Brand Development Department at Georgian National Tourism Administration. Ms. Kholodilina points out the importance of […]

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