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Orthodox Christians mark Good Friday

13.04.12 10:00

Orthodox Christians mark the Good Friday today, the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his Death at Calvary. Rites for the Deposition from the Cross will be performed in the Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi on Friday.

The Deposition of Jesus Christ - a special cloth, on which the dead Christ is embroidered was placed in the centers of the churches and will be held held there for three days, until Easter, which symbolically demonstrates that Jesus Christ`s body was held in the grave for three days.

Traditionally, on Holy Friday Orthodox Easter eggs are dyed red to represent the blood of Christ, shed on the Cross, and the hard shell of the egg symbolized the sealed Tomb of Christ—the cracking of which symbolized his resurrection from the dead. The egg is seen by followers of Christianity as symbolic of the grave and life renewed or resurrected by breaking out of it. The red supposedly symbolizes the blood of Christ redeeming the world and human redemption through the blood shed in the sacrifice of the crucifixion. The egg itself is a symbol of resurrection: while being dormant it contains a new life sealed within it.

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Road cleaning works resumed in Dariali Gorge

22.08.14 10:00

The 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.More...video clip 

Man`s body found in Vladikavkaz to be identified today

22.08.14 11:06

The law enforcers are waiting for the conclusion of the expertise to identify the body of the man cast ashore by the river Terek on the territory of Vladikavkaz, Russian Federation last night. They do not rule out that it can be the 36 year-old Turkish ...More...

Penitentiary Ministry denies reports on riot in N6 prison

22.08.14 11:22

The relatives of the prisoners held at the N6 prison in Rustavi, spent last night outside the prison after they learnt that there was riot inside the jail. The convicts` relatives said they were also told that the ministry officials sent the riot and patrol police crews to the prison.More...video clip 

Energy Regulatory Commission to revise electricity consumption tariff

22.08.14 14:36

The National Energy Regulatory Commission will hold a session to revise the price of the electricity power tariff under the request of the energy distribution company Energo-Pro-Georgia. More...video clip 

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IS to investigate the activities of municipal companies

22.08.14 14:08

The Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance has started the investigation of the activities of about ten organizations, which cooperate with the Tbilisi city hall. Following the inspection started at the funeral bureau Hermes two days ago...More...video clip 

Parliamentary delegation wraps up visit to Lathin America nations

22.08.14 13:57

The visit of the Georgian parliamentary delegation to the states of Latin America was concluded with the meeting of David Usupashvili and the Speakers of Chamber of Senators and Chamber of Deputies of Argentina.More...

Prime Minister hosted by speaker of Armenian parliament

22.08.14 12:15

Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Garibashcili met with the Parliament Speaker of Armenia Galust Sahakyan within the framework of official visit to Yerevan. The parties discussed the issue of deepening friendly relations and cooperation between two countries.More...video clip 

Finance Minister forms special commission for Kazbegi check-point

22.08.14 11:47

A special commission has been set up under the order of the Minister of Finance of Georgia, which is in charge of studying the situation at the Kazbegi customs point. The customs point on the Georgia-Russia border was flooded by the disaster that hit the Dariali Gorge two days ago. More...


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