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'We will never register': Georgia NGOs vow to defy repressive law

Guam Pacific Daily News 15 May 2024
When the ruling Georgian Dream party first tried to pass the legislation last year, an image of her face and the word "traitor" was posted around Tbilisi metro stations ... Tbilisi gained independence.
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Russians are going to shocking lengths to escape war – at agonising cost

Metro UK 06 Jan 2024
Finishing his soup in Tbilisi’s Shavi Lomi restaurant, Yaroslav tells Metro.co.uk of his daring escape from his homeland ... Metro.co.uk) ... Head of relief and evacuations Darya Berg, who left Russia and is now also based in Tbilisi, tells Metro.co.uk.
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My friends thought I

The Daily Mail 30 Nov 2023
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.
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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 ... .
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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 ... Tamaz Sozashvili, a co-founder of Tbilisi Pride,previously told Metro.co.uk that the riots remain the ‘scariest day of my life’.
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Is Georgia seeing a ‘colour revolution’?

The Spectator 13 Mar 2023
... 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.
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Teenager threatened with being killed just because he wore his shirt unbuttoned

Metro UK 08 Nov 2022
Ablotia told Metro.co.uk ... ‘I’m too shaken to take the bus or the Metro now,’ he added ... Tamaz Sozashvili, a co-founder of Tbilisi Pride, told Metro.co.uk that the riots remain the ‘scariest day of my life’.
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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 ... Six years ago, he opened up Keto and Kote in an historical building above the Rustaveli metro.
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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 ... But Tbilisi did not believe in tears.
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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 ... 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 ... .
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‘Moscow for a week’: Georgia’s Soviet-era frequent flyers

Al Jazeera 26 Dec 2021
A plane ticket from Tbilisi to Moscow cost 37 rubles one way and twice that for the return trip ... Unveiled in 2011 near the Avlabari metro station in Tbilisi, a sculpture dedicated to Mimino features Valiko and two other characters.
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