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Russia involved in Energy of Georgia and new hydropower plants under the auspices of Inter RAO News

Russia involved in Energy of Georgia and new hydropower plants under the auspices of Inter RAO

Which HPPs in Georgia are owned by Russian companies or citizens? Why are these hydropower plants especially important for the country's energy security? How did the "National Movement" and now the "Georgian Dream" contribute to the increase of energy dependence…

Davit Khidasheli News

104 thousand hectares of forest in Racha-Lechkhumi-Svaneti, for 49 years, to a partner of the sanctioned Russian oligarch

In Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti regions, 104,712 hectares of forest were handed over to an investor a month ago by the Georgian government for 49 years to arrange a hunting farm. "Mtis Ambebi" has been trying to find out the…

Itkhvisi, April 2022 News

Itkhvisi disaster - How the state tries to evade responsibility for "Georgian Manganese"

Disasters of this magnitude in the village of Itkhvisi in Chiatura will remind you of the tragedies of Tsablani and Khakhieti. On April 19, 1989, a landslide completely buried one of the valleys in the village of Tsablana, Khulo district,…

Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili and Amiran Manjavidze (at the centre of the photo) in Natakhtari, 2014 News

Monopoly in domestic aviation - to whom the state pays tens of millions in subsidized flights

"Your dreams - our wings" - this is the slogan of "Vanilla Sky", which sells tickets for flights to Mestia, Ambrolauri and Batumi. These flights are funded by the state, with millions of GEL every year. Only two companies are…

Erisimedi Split in Two Society

Erisimedi Split in Two

You need a permit to enter this village, for which you must apply to the Georgian Border Police at least five working days in advance. Do not be confused by the content of the instruction posted on the official website…

A brief history of Russians torturing and killing Georgians during the War in Abkhazia Society

A brief history of Russians torturing and killing Georgians during the War in Abkhazia

Ana Mariamidze, 19, was raped in front of her father. Later both of them were tied to a tree and burned alive. Kajaia Leri was tortured to death in Gagra. His killers played football with his severed head. Abramishvili Giorgi…

Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili's house and the forest leased behind it, Bakuriani. Society

Forests for the Former and Current Prime Ministers

Forest appropriation, fencing, and closure for citizens are prohibited by law. However, forest use in Georgia shows that the law is not an obstacle for high-ranking government officials. For example, Irakli Gharibashvili's "neighbors" can prohibit anyone from stepping into the…

David Narmania, Chair of Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission News

Police need to interfere - David Narmania on how to resolve the mining issue in Svaneti

In the interview with "Mtis Ambebi", David Narmania, Chair of Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission (GNERC), states his opinions about the energy crisis and mining issue in Mestia; why he disagrees with the Minister of Economy; legal…

Anatori, Khevsureti History & Culture

Anatori - The village wiped out in the burial vault

Anatori is situated in Khevsureti, three kilometers away from Shatili. Sources say the village wiped out in the XIII century was majorly populated by Sisauris.

Svaneti on the Bitcoin world map News

Svaneti on the Bitcoin world map

One January evening, when the price of Bitcoin reached USD 42000, "Mtis Ambebi" received a call from Buzzfeed, looking for contact details of several residents of Upper Svaneti, including a priest. Called wanted to dig deeper into an unbelievable story.

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