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The Daily Mail 30 Nov 2023
Ano in the capital of Tbilisi, and Tako in the small town of Zugdidi, near the Black Sea coastline, the outlet reported ... Rather cinematically, the twin sisters met each other as adults for the first time at a metro station in Tbilisi ... Like a scene straight out of a movie, they met as adults for the first time in a metro station in Tbilisi ... .

12 Tbilisi Metro Stations To Be Renovated Between 2023-2029, Says Mayor

MENA FN 13 Jul 2023
(MENAFN - AzerNews) Twelve stations of the metro system in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi will be renovated between 2023-2029 with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and ... .

Tbilisi Pride cancelled after protesters storm event and burn flags

Metro UK 08 Jul 2023
Thousands of anti-LGBTQ+ protesters forced a mass evacuation of a Pride festival in Tbilisi, Georgia ...— Tbilisi Pride (@TbilisiPride) July 8, 2023 ... Tamaz Sozashvili, a co-founder of Tbilisi Pride,previously told that the riots remain the ‘scariest day of my life’.

Gamarjoba, Tbilisi! How Georgia Meets Russian Tourists

The Eastern Herald 23 May 2023
I, wanting to please a person, praised the successes of the Georgian economy. A 10% growth, they say, is faster than even in China. It would be better to be silent, or to ask which wine is tastier ... In the center of Tbilisi, on average, from 3 to 5 lari (90-150 rubles). One-day metro ticket (with a map) – 3 GEL ... So, Gamarjoba, Tbilisi! ... Photo ... Photo.

Is Georgia seeing a ‘colour revolution’?

The Spectator 13 Mar 2023
Over the last few years EU-provided development funds for Georgia have found their way into the pockets of Russian businesses – for instance a $50 million European Bank of Reconstruction and Development-funded contract to provide rolling stock for Tbilisi’s Soviet-built metro system went to Russia’s Metrovagonmash in 2021.

Teenager threatened with being killed just because he wore his shirt unbuttoned

Metro UK 08 Nov 2022
A queer teen has detailed the moment men threatened to kill him in Tbilisi, Georgia — all because he dared to wear his shirt ‘unbuttoned’ ... Ablotia told ... ‘I’m too shaken to take the bus or the Metro now,’ he added ... Tamaz Sozashvili, a co-founder of Tbilisi Pride, told that the riots remain the ‘scariest day of my life’.

A True Local’s Neighborhood in One of the World’s Trendiest Destinations

The Daily Beast 23 Jul 2022
No other Tbilisi neighborhood says spring better than my Vera ... Vera is one of Tbilisi’s oldest districts, first documented in the 13th century ... Rainer Kaufmann, a bold German journalist smitten with the country during the Soviet period, opened the place in 1995, when Tbilisi was still smoldering from civil war.

Georgians Grudgingly Accept Growing Russian Presence

Moscow Times 04 Jul 2022
There is hardly a neighbor in his suburban Tbilisi apartment building who has not received this gift since Semyonov moved to Georgia following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine ... Tbilisi was covered in late-spring snow, and anti-Russia messages were everywhere ... But Tbilisi did not believe in tears.

Why Georgia is going mad for Ukraine

The Spectator 02 Jun 2022
Georgia seems to have gone Ukraine crazy since the outbreak of war in February. Taxi drivers have the Ukrainian flag on their dashboards ... Medicines come in blue and yellow bags. There are Ukrainian-coloured scooters for hire in Tbilisi and written on the huge city metro telescreens are the words ‘Be Brave like Ukraine’ ... However, another reads ... .

‘Moscow for a week’: Georgia’s Soviet-era frequent flyers

Al Jazeera 26 Dec 2021
Tbilisi, Georgia – In the 1980s, when Manana Natchkebia was in her twenties and worked in an aeronautical factory in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi, she would relish her holidays to Moscow ... Unveiled in 2011 near the Avlabari metro station in Tbilisi, a sculpture dedicated to Mimino features Valiko and two other characters.

Georgia: Saakashvili supporters hold rallies in Tbilisi

Ruptly 12 Nov 2021
Members of Georgia's two opposition parties held a protest at the Didube and 300 Aragveli metro stations in Tbilisi on Friday in support of Mikheil Saakashvili, the country's ex-president ... .

Georgia PM declares curfew to halt coronavirus spread

The Star 30 Mar 2020
TBILISI (Reuters) - Georgia will impose a curfew ...

Georgia PM declares curfew starting Tuesday to halt coronavirus spread

Canada Dot Com 30 Mar 2020
TBILISI — Georgia will impose an overnight curfew, close its public transport, including metro system, and ban gatherings of more than three people from Tuesday to try to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia said on Monday.

Double-decker bus roof torn clean off in bridge crash

The Independent 08 Feb 2020
It might be easy to lay out a clear metro map when there are only 22 stations to mark, but the Tbilisi Metro still deserves credit for doing so in such a satisfying way ... It might be easy to lay out a clear metro map when there are only 22 stations to mark, but the Tbilisi Metro still deserves credit for doing so in such a satisfying way.

After years of neoliberalism, Georgia’s workers have forgotten what it means to win

Open Democracy 02 Dec 2019
Support rally outside Rustaveli Metro Station in Tbilisi, during 2018 metro workers' strike ... In summer 2018, the Ertoba2013 union, which organises Tbilisi’s metro workers, shut down the Georgian capital for several days, before the city municipality eventually met its demands ... But the metro workers came to the 8 March event too.