Kazbegi (Georgia)

Type: City
Name: Kazbegi (Georgia)
Country: Georgia
Latitude: 42.66
Longitude: 44.639999
population: 2,628
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Health Minister leaves for Ukraine

NATO to discuss deployment of its forces in the East of Europe27.08.14 10:57NATO will discuss the plan for deploying its forces for the first time in the East of Europe at the upcoming summit in Cardiff next week.Telavi City Assembly MP beaten up27.08.14 ... [Published Rustavi2 - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Azerbaijani climbers conquer Mount Kazbek

[12:24] Azerbaijan's alpinists continue to conquer mountain peaks.Shortly after a group of climbers returned from an expedition to Mount Elbrus, another group went to conquer Kazbek. Azerbaijani alpinist, Rufat Gojayev, was leading the expedition.Baku, ... [Published Azartac - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Georgia: 22 August 2014: Georgia - Landslide

Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: Georgia SITUATION • On 20 August a landslide, triggered by heavy rains, hit Dariali Gorge (Northern Georgia). The landslide blocked the road linking Georgia with the Russian Federation ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Second fatal landslide in Georgian Dariali valley

While likely not the cause, the EBRD-financed Dariali hydropower plant is being constructed without proper assessment or mitigation of known geological risks. The construction must be halted to avoid further damage.David Chipashvili Georgian campaign ... [Published CEE Bankwatch Network - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

About one dozen Armenian passenger cars and trucks stuck in Upper Lars

YEREVAN, AUGUST 22, ARMENPRESS. After the landslide on Upper Lars - Kazbegi road the Consulate General of the Republic of Armenia in Rostov urges all to avoid driving on that road. The Advisor to the Consulate General in Rostov Arman Aghajanyan noted ... [Published Armenpress - Aug 22 2014]
Entities: Armenia, Landslide, Mudslide
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Finance Minister forms special commission for Kazbegi check-point

Road cleaning works resumed in Dariali Gorge22.08.14 10:00The road cleaning works have been resumed early this morning in the Dariali Gorge, Georgia`s remote region of Kazbegi, which was affected by the heavy landslide caused by torrential rains.Man`s ... [Published Rustavi2 - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Torrential rain triggered landslide in Dariali Gorge

21.08.2014 16:45Torrential rain triggered landslide in Georgia`s remote region of Kazbegi - the disaster affected the 134-th section of the Mtskheta-Stepantsminda-Larsi motorway late last night. – “rustavi 2”.The landslide was foreseen and the special ... [Published Media-News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Court due to hold hearing on former law enforcer`s case

Torrential rain triggered landslide in Dariali Gorge21.08.14 10:00Torrential rain triggered landslide in Georgia`s remote region of Kazbegi - the disaster affected the 134-th section of the Mtskheta-Stepantsminda-Larsi motorway late last night.Prime Minister ... [Published Rustavi2 - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Top 10 Reasons to Travel the Ex-USSR | Miles Atkinson

Ancient Church in Kazbegi, Georgia.I am asked pretty regularly why I go to countries like Russia, Ukraine or Tajikistan. At first glance, there is not much to attract visitors, what with the civil wars, frowning shopkeepers, bitter winters and general ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Top 10 Reasons to Travel the Ex-USSR

Ancient Church in Kazbegi, Georgia.I am asked pretty regularly why I go to countries like Russia, Ukraine or Tajikistan. At first glance, there is not much to attract visitors, what with the civil wars, frowning shopkeepers, bitter winters and general ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Into the unknown: hidden worlds

Expect the unexpected when you venture to the ancient Caucasus, writes Isobel King.I stare at the wizened old leather shoe in the history museum in Yerevan and lean in again to double check the date: 3500BC. I do the sums - that's more than 5500 years ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 25 2014]

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...Alternative, both the Ministry of Environmental Protection and the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources promised to investigate the case. But "[o]nly two months later, after the relevant agencies hastily issued permits, the both ministries declared that the company had obtained all the necessary permits for the construction."
...that the situation on the spot is satisfying, tents, bio toilets are placed for the people, they are also supplied with food and basic necessities. "According to preliminary information, reported from the General Department of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania of the Ministry of Emergency SituationsDepartment of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania of the Ministry of Emergency Situations ofRepublic of North Ossetia-Alania of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation, the highway will be closed for 10-15 days" as reports "Armenpress", said Aghajanyan. He said that at this point there is some accumulation of trucks, as well as about a dozen passenger cars
...There is also a different understanding of customer service here. As a friend told me: "Why should I pretend to be happy at work when everyone knows I would rather be sitting at the lake?" Well, you can not fault honesty
Nino, our bubbly Georgian guide, succinctly sums up her country's history: "So many times, occupied, destroyed, rebuilt . . . occupied, destroyed, rebuilt" . She may as well have been talking about any of the countries we visit...

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Health Minister leaves for Ukraine [Published Rustavi2 - Aug 27 2014]
Azerbaijani climbers conquer Mount Kazbek [Published Azartac - Aug 24 2014]
Second fatal landslide in Georgian Dariali valley [Published CEE Bankwatch Network - Aug 22 2014]
Georgia: 22 August 2014: Georgia - Landslide [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Aug 22 2014]
About one dozen Armenian passenger cars and tru... [Published Armenpress - Aug 22 2014]
Finance Minister forms special commission for K... [Published Rustavi2 - Aug 22 2014]
President arrived in the disaster affected Dari... [Published Rustavi2 - Aug 22 2014]
Torrential rain triggered landslide in Dariali ... [Published Media-News - Aug 21 2014]
Court due to hold hearing on former law enforce... [Published Rustavi2 - Aug 21 2014]
Top 10 Reasons to Travel the Ex-USSR | Miles At... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 26 2014]
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Into the unknown: hidden worlds [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 25 2014]
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