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The Turk sentenced to life imprisonment who wants to have 100 children
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The Turk sentenced to life imprisonment who wants to have 100 children

He has a new life after fleeing Turkey. Apart from the two dozen babies that have genes from both, from their previous relationships Kristina, his wife, has one daughter and he has nine more Read . Disclaimer: If you need to update/edit/remove this news or article then please contact our support team Learn more
Tiflis surprises: the Odyssey of the Sololak dynasty of doctors, pianists and benefactors
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Tiflis surprises: the Odyssey of the Sololak dynasty of doctors, pianists and benefactors

In the old days, people went to this house for happiness. Happiness was masculine and feminine. In advance, no one knew about the child's sex, there were no such technologies then. Couples, or women, were simply told - you will have a child. And within the walls of this house a new countdown began. © Sputnik / Ekaterina MikaridzeIvan Georgievich Kalamkarov But, to be honest, looking at the photo of the owner of the house, Doctor of Medicine Ivan Georgievich Kalamkarov, it seems that such a handsome man could have just come to look, without any special need. In his youth, he was outwardly somewhat similar to another world famous doctor, famous for his literary activities, Anton Pavlovich Chekhov. Only in a Caucasian style he was more a...
Kakha Kavsadze’s latest film made a splash at a festival in New York
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Kakha Kavsadze’s latest film made a splash at a festival in New York

The Georgian drama about a father and son has collected as many as three nominations for the festival - Best Actor, Best Film and Best Screenplay.TBILISI, 18 Jun - Sputnik. The film "Brighton 4" by Georgian director Levan Koguashvili, in which legendary theater and film artist Kakha Kavsadze played his last role, received three awards at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. The Tribeca International Film Festival was founded in 2001 by Hollywood stars Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal and has been held annually in New York since then. This year it became the first major festival to be held in the presence of spectators. The 2021 Tribeca International Film Festival featured 64 films from 23 countries. At the festival, the film received an award in three nominations at once - the best f...
Hot Tbilisi-style weekend: where to go to have fun on June 18-20?
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Hot Tbilisi-style weekend: where to go to have fun on June 18-20?

For you, Sputnik Georgia has traditionally prepared a list of the most interesting events for this weekend, so as not to get bored, but to have fun in summer evenings. Go where the food is delicious Taste Tbilisi Street Food Event in Tbilisi When: June 19, 20 Where: Mustaidi Park More details: https://www.facebook.com/events/384235786326498/?active_tab=discussion Traditionally, we present to your attention an event where you can not only eat tasty food, but also have a good time in a pleasant atmosphere. Food festival, green park and friends ... Still don't feel like going? To us - yes! Find your book Girl reading a book in the library When: June 20 Where: Mziuri Park More details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1767234536811528/?active_tab=discussion For the first time, a book flea mar...
What is a church holiday today: June 18, 2021
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What is a church holiday today: June 18, 2021

According to the Orthodox Church calendar, June 18, 2020 marks the day of remembrance of the saints Marcian, Nikandra, Iperekhi, Apollo, Leonidas, Arius, Gorgias, Selinia, Irenaeus and PamvonAccording to the church calendar, on June 18, Saints Dorotheos and Anuvius are also commemorated. Sputnik Georgia tells who these saints were and why they are mentioned in the church calendar. Holy martyrs According to the church calendar, on June 18, the martyrs Markian, Nikandra, Iperechius, Apollo, Leonidas, Arius, Gorgias, Celinius, Irenaeus and Pamvon, who suffered during the reign of Maximian (305-311), are commemorated. The martyrs were from Egypt. They were severely flogged for professing the Christian faith. The sufferers who were barely alive were thrown into prison, where an angel healed ...
Black Sea Wine Festival will be held in Batumi
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Black Sea Wine Festival will be held in Batumi

Wine, traditional Georgian cuisine, music and entertainment for children - Batumi hosts a delicious festivalTBILISI, 17 Jun - Sputnik. The second Black Sea Wine Festival will be held in the resort Batumi (Adjara) from 6 to 8 August, according to the organizers' Facebook page. It is noted that up to 50 enterprises of traditional craft will be represented at the festival. Also, guests will have the opportunity to purchase unique varieties of Georgian wine. In addition, the organizers offer to try the traditional cuisine of Georgia and other countries at the festival. Children will also be able to find entertainment, as an entertainment space will be arranged for them at the festival, various raffles and contests will be arranged. Famous Georgian artists will accompany the music festival. I...
Mgzavrebi Group and "Well done" will perform at the festival "Other" in Arkhangelsk
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Mgzavrebi Group and "Well done" will perform at the festival "Other" in Arkhangelsk

Together with Georgian musicians, the legendary group "Bravo" led by Yevgeny Khavtan will also perform on the stage of the festival.TBILISI, 17 Jun - Sputnik. The popular Georgian rock-folk group "Mgzavrebi" will perform at the large-scale festival "Drugoy" in Arkhangelsk - it will be held for two weeks from June 23 to July 4, organizers report. The organizers call the "other" the festival of festivals. The large-scale event includes the Street Theater Festival, the White June Book Festival, the Another Business Festival of Creative Industries, a big concert on the Main Music Stage and the Other Food Festival. During these two weeks, 310 events will take place in Arkhangelsk, and 515 guests are going to visit the festival. "If we talk about music," The Other "is primarily a one-day music...
Will the electricity tariff in Georgia go up?  GNERC’s answer
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Will the electricity tariff in Georgia go up? GNERC’s answer

The latest increase in the tariff for natural gas triggered a series of actions in Tbilisi, before that, tariffs increased for electricity and water, in the context of a pandemic and rising unemployment, the rise in the cost of utilities laid a heavy burden on the populationTBILISI, June 16 - Sputnik. No increase in consumer tariffs for electricity in Tbilisi and the regions of Georgia is planned from July 1, according to a statement on the website of the National Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (GNERC). GNERC issued statements about this in response to the statements of political parties about a possible tariff increase. As noted in the commission, the dissemination of false information "for the sake of their own political goals is a deliberate attempt to mislead society." The com...
Azerbaijan welcomes ‘godfather’ Erdogan in its most symbolic city
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Azerbaijan welcomes ‘godfather’ Erdogan in its most symbolic city

Last November, after troops seized Shusha, in an enclave claimed by the separatist Nagorno Karabakh region, Armenia gave up in favor of Azerbaijan. A victory of which Turkey was the architectTurkish President Erdogan with Azerbaijani leader Ilham Aliyev.AFPWith Shusha the war was over. Last November, just days after Azerbaijani troops seized this mountainous enclave claimed as part of the Armenian separatist region of Nagorno Karabakh, Armenia gave up in favor of Azerbaijan. It is no coincidence that, this Tuesday, its president, Ilham Aliyev, there received the architect of victory: the Turkish Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Both signed a bilateral declaration that reinforces the ties of cooperation and that they intend to extend to the entire region.Everything was loaded with symbolism. Afte...
The main thing about COVID for June 16: mortality in Georgia remains high
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The main thing about COVID for June 16: mortality in Georgia remains high

The capital is still in the first place in terms of covid infection in the country, followed by Adjara, Imereti and Kvemo Kartli. TBILISI, June 16 - Sputnik. Of the 811 new cases of coronavirus detected in Georgia over the past day, 470 facts were recorded in Tbilisi, according to the government website Stopcov.ge. The covid geography of other cases is as follows: in Adjara - 53, Imereti - 69, Kvemo Kartli - 53, Shida Kartli - 39, Guria - 3, Samegrelo - Zemo Svaneti - 50, Kakheti - 38, Mtskheta-Mtianeti - 24, Samtskhe -Javakheti - 6, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti - 6. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 356,179 cases of infection have been recorded in Georgia. Over the past 24 hours, 672 people have recovered from the coronavirus in the country, 341,775 patients have managed to over...