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Georgian moments on Instagram | Tbilisi Collective
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Georgian moments on Instagram | Tbilisi Collective

Georgia is not just about monasteries, wine, and post-Soviet buildings, but also about an increasingly popular artistic and cultural scene. This vibrant country nestled in the Caucasus offers a curious fusion of the traditional and the contemporary, thanks to the ever-more-present fervent dialogue between the magical East and the innovative
Hard to find national consensus about historical narratives—interview on the Post Soviet heritage
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Hard to find national consensus about historical narratives—interview on the Post Soviet heritage

Georgia is a little Christian country in the heart of the Caucasus surrounded by enemies, mostly Muslims, who does not allow us to have the independence and abundance—interview with Nino Kotolashvili, a Georgian historian. In the post-Soviet countries, it is often difficult to interpret history, to explore its narratives—
Nehéz nemzeti konszenzusra jutni a történelmi narratívákról – interjú a posztszovjet örökségről
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Nehéz nemzeti konszenzusra jutni a történelmi narratívákról – interjú a posztszovjet örökségről

Grúzia egy kicsi, keresztény ország a Kaukázus szívében, melyet ellenséges, többnyire muszlim népek vesznek körbe, akik akadályozzák a grúzok függetlenségét és boldogulását. Nino Kotolashvili grúz történésszel beszélgettünk. A szovjet utódállamokban gyakran nehézségekbe ütközik a történelem értelmezése, a közös narratívák feltérképezése. Nemzeti konszenzusra jutni a történelmi narratívákról pedig még ennél is
As a kid, I was unaware of what was a war—memories about the Russian aggression in Georgia
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As a kid, I was unaware of what was a war—memories about the Russian aggression in Georgia

After the collapse of the USSR, Georgia was able to declare independence, but apparently was threatened by the Russian Federation to make Georgia again under its influence—Nino Kotolashvili, Georgian historian about the Russian-Georgian War, imperialistic influence and Caucasian perspectives. Interview. Georgia's historical position in the Caucasus is unique: is
Chateau Chapiteau—an enchanted community in the Georgian mountains
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Chateau Chapiteau—an enchanted community in the Georgian mountains

Chateau Chapiteau is a fairy-tale kingdom in the heart of Georgia, where people from all over the world come to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. The community was established in 2019 on a nearly 12-hectare site in northeast Georgia. The project cost a total of approximately $3.
Once upon a time, there was a brotherhood | Russia-Georgia Friendship Monument
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Once upon a time, there was a brotherhood | Russia-Georgia Friendship Monument

The monument, located just five kilometers from Gudauri, is a testimony to the long history of Russian-Georgian friendship to this day. Let’s discover one of Georgia’s must-see pantheons! The monument is located along one of the most important Georgian transport routes, known as the Military Road. The road
Hol volt, hol nem volt testvériség | Az Orosz-Grúz Barátság Emlékműve
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Hol volt, hol nem volt testvériség | Az Orosz-Grúz Barátság Emlékműve

A Gudauritól mindössze öt kilométerre található emlékmű az orosz-grúz barátság hosszú történelmét hirdeti mind a mai napig. Ismerjük meg Grúzia egyik kihagyhatatlan panteonját! Az emlékmű az egyik legfontosabb grúz közlekedési vonal mentén található, melyet csak hadi útként emlegetnek. Az út szimbolikus és valós kapcsolatot jelent Oroszország és Grúzia között, összesen
Georgia was, is and will always remain devoted to European aspirations and values
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Georgia was, is and will always remain devoted to European aspirations and values

Interview with Nikoloz Khatiashvili on the Georgian foreign policy, Eastern Partnership and future of the country. Within the Eastern Partnership, Georgia has started to orient itself towards the West. What opportunities did the Eastern Partnership offer, what opportunities did Georgia successfully exploit? Eastern Partnership is one of the most important
Grúzia mindig is elkötelezett volt Európa mellett
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Grúzia mindig is elkötelezett volt Európa mellett

Interjú Nikoloz Khatiashvilivel a grúz külpolitikáról, a Keleti Partnerségről és az ország jövőjéről. A Keleti Partnerség keretén belül kötött megállapodásokkal Grúzia elkezdett közeledni a Nyugat felé. Milyen lehetőségeket kínál a Keleti Partnerség az ország számára, és melyeket tudta Grúzia sikeresen kihasználni? A Keleti Partnerség az EU egyik legfontosabb kezdeményezése, a
The past in pictures, or the most beautiful mosaics of Georgia | TOP 5
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The past in pictures, or the most beautiful mosaics of Georgia | TOP 5

To this day, the post-Soviet countries are full of artistic remnants of the past regime. In today’s selection, we have handpicked some of Georgia’s most fabulous mosaics. Walking around the cities of Georgia, one encounters multicolored mosaics on almost every corner, usually in stark contrast to their surroundings.
An encounter of cultures in a Ukrainian restaurant
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An encounter of cultures in a Ukrainian restaurant

The Georgian restaurant called Georgian, dreamed up and implemented by the designers of  Ukrainian architectural studio Globarch Group, was completed this year. Entering the restaurant, you are greeted by a medieval atmosphere, as if you arrived in a Georgian tavern from centuries ago. This does not mean that the interior
What is Ukraine demanding from Georgia?
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What is Ukraine demanding from Georgia?

Ukraine misses Georgia’s and Moldova’s solidarity and strongly expressed its disappointment in The Rīga Conference 2022. Conference coverage from Hype & Hyper. Eastern Europe might have received more international press coverage in the past eight months than ever. This is, of course, due to the Russo-Ukrainian war, which has
The Georgian zoologist who lived among wolves
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The Georgian zoologist who lived among wolves

Zoologist Jason Badridze decided that he wanted to study wild wolves in Georgia’s Borjomi Nature Reserve in the mid-seventies, at the age of thirty. For two years, he was not just an observer but also became a close confidant to these animals: he slept with two adult wolves and
A fashion brand about the Georgian way of life
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A fashion brand about the Georgian way of life

Daring, contemporary, and timeless—these are the words that the founder uses to describe LIYA, the Georgian fashion and beauty brand, which is present in the international market, as well. Instead of stereotypes, the brand is trying to express a kind of positively chaotic national vibe. Liya Goglidze studied fashion
This bakery will make you feel like you're in a Wes Anderson movie
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This bakery will make you feel like you're in a Wes Anderson movie

A touch of Georgia and the enchanting world of Wes Anderson meet at Entrée Bakery in Notting Hill, London. The central layout of the London bakery and café pays tribute to the great Georgian feasts, known as supras, where the first thing guests can choose from is a table piled
The Georgian artist whose jewelry remain relevant across centuries | Sopho Gongliashvili
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The Georgian artist whose jewelry remain relevant across centuries | Sopho Gongliashvili

The work of the Georgian Sopho Gongliashvili is memorable in several ways: it encompasses both East and West, you can feel something ancient in her works that still perfectly fits the playful needs of the present. Vibrant colors, unique techniques, personal experiences and cultural heritage—this is Sopho’s art.
3 collections for the cold months
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3 collections for the cold months

We have brought you the winter collections of three fashion brands from the region. Patterned dresses from Hungary, unique knitted cardigans from Georgia, and flashy feathered coats from the snow-covered plains of Ukraine are great inspirations for dressing up with creativity even in the colder months. Lalo | Georgia Lalo is
Comfort in the middle of the Caucasus | Fifth Season
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Comfort in the middle of the Caucasus | Fifth Season

Besides natural wonders and adventurous hikes, the wild Georgian mountains hold other surprises too—here you’ll find the Fifth Season, a perfect place to recharge your batteries. Nesting in the valley, the building and the mountain range melt together, offering an extraordinary visual delight: whether you admire the magnificent
Stories behind exciting photo series from the region | TOP 5
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Stories behind exciting photo series from the region | TOP 5

To nostalgize, to take photos in a therapeutic way, or in this way to preserve the last days of a passing tribe. From the magnificent landscapes of Eastern Europe, the determined photographers travel to even the most unimaginable city in the world to show the true beauty of the landscapes
The Georgian zoologist who lived among wolves
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The Georgian zoologist who lived among wolves

Zoologist Jason Badridze decided that he wanted to study wild wolves in Georgia’s Borjomi Nature Reserve in the mid-seventies, at the age of thirty. For two years, he was not just an observer but also became a close confidant to these animals: he slept with two adult wolves and
The final days of Adjarian nomads
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The final days of Adjarian nomads

Photographer Natela Grigalasvili was born and raised in Georgia: she was amongst the first women to became photojournalists in the post-Soviet era. Her projects are always closely linked to herself and her past, and she always chooses lands in the case of which she also has a spiritual connection to
Stamba Hotel | Tbilisi, Georgia
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Stamba Hotel | Tbilisi, Georgia

A building functioning as a newspaper publisher in the Soviet era reborn as a boutique hotel in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi. The Brutalist building revived by Adjara Group has become a vibrant element of Vera, the already pulsating district of Tbilisi. It’s another approach to the Soviet architectural heritage: