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Russia Slams US-Georgia Military Exercises

Russia Slams US-Georgia Military Exercises

Russia criticized the military exercises of the United States and neighboring Georgia by claiming this step could destabilize the region. Foreign Ministry of Russia said on May 6 that the planned military drills are provocative steps in Caucasus region: “We consider such a consistent ‘exploration’ of Georgian territory by NATO forces to be a provocative […]

IRI Poll: Georgians Maintain Pro-Western Attitudes

IRI Poll: Georgians Maintain Pro-Western Attitudes

International Republican Institute (IRI) released a poll about political choices of Georgian people between Russia and the West. “According to the poll, 85 percent of those surveyed say they support joining the European Union and 79 percent support joining NATO. Georgians list the European Union and the United States as important partners while 71 percent […]

The Georgian-Abkhazian Tension Renews in Montenegro

The Georgian-Abkhazian Tension Renews in Montenegro

Georgian authorities prevented the show of Abkhazian exhibition in Montenegro. The 25th International Tourism Exchange and Tourism Fair was organized in Montenegro between 21 and 23 April. Abkhazia, the disputed region of Georgia, participated in international fair as an independent state. Georgian officials asked Montenegro to shut down Abkhazian pavilion in the exhibition and Montenegro […]

Disputed South Ossetia Plans to Join Russia

Disputed South Ossetia Plans to Join Russia

South Ossetia, the breakaway region of Georgia, will hold a referendum to join Russia. Leonid Tibilov, the head of the breakaway region, told TASS Agency in an interview, “We plan to hold a referendum on supplementing that article with paragraphs stating that the Republic of South Ossetia is entitled to hand part of its powers […]

Pope Francis to Visit Caucasus

Pope Francis will visit the three countries of Caucasus in coming months, the Vatican Press office announced on April 9. The first visit scheduled for Armenia between June 24-26 and for Georgia and Azerbaijan in late September. “Accepting the invitations from His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, the civil authorities […]

Georgia Approves Referendum Proposal on Same Sex Marriage

The Central Election Commission of Georgia (CEC) has prepared a proposal about same-sex marriage in Georgia to vote in a referendum. The first proposal drafts include several questions which cover unemployment issue, the neutral position of the country and abroad missions of Georgian army, but CEC rejected all of these subjects without same-sex marriage issue. […]

UAE’s coast dances to the Georgian tunes

UAE’s coast dances to the Georgian tunes

UAE’s eastern coast danced February 21 to the tune of the spectacular show presented by the Georgian State Youth Dance Company during the third day of Fujairah International Arts Festival (FIAF). The young 39 virtuous talented dancers, in the age group from 9 to 11 years, proved unmatched performing skills that together, with fascinating polyphonic […]

English becomes main foreign language in Georgia

English becomes main foreign language in Georgia

A Georgian student majoring in Chinese edits a script at the get-together in Tbilisi, capital of Georgia, Jan. 26, 2011. <File photo> TBILISI, Georgia, March 28 (Xinhua) — The Georgian Education Ministry on Wednesday announced that English has become the main foreign language for examination with a choice rate of 73 percent of test takers. […]

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