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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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Tbilisi hosts international forum

01.09.14 11:17

`Georgia was punished for its free choice", - the President of Georgia announced at the international forum of leaders - The forum entitled `Building a Modern State in 21st Century - Georgia`. The forum was opened by President Margvelashvili. More...

Statement by the Prime Minister of Georgia

29.08.14 10:00

Georgian Prime Minister reiterates support to Ukraine`s sovereignty and territorial integrity within the internationally recognized borders - Irakli Gharibashvili`s statement was published on the government`s website today.More...video clip 

Appathrai interviewed by Rustavi2

29.08.14 13:12

NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia has reviewed the situation in Ukraine - James Appathurai answered the questions of Rustavi2 journalist today.More...video clip 

Georgian PM expects adequate response from NATO

29.08.14 13:46

The Georgian Prime Minister says the government of Georgia is expecting adequate response from the NATO member nations at the upcoming summit in Wales. According to Irakli Gharibashvili, the government worked hard during the past two years to achieve maximum effect and therefore, they expect adequate response to the work done.More...

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Relatives of Russian paratroopers rallied at the paratroopers regiment

29.08.14 13:27

The mothers and relatives of Russian paratroopers on Thursday called on military officials to provide information about servicemen in the same division as those detained in Ukraine earlier this week.More...video clip 

Davit Bakradze summoned for interrogation

29.08.14 12:30

One of the leaders of the United National Movement, the party`s presidential candidate in the recent elections, has been summoned by the prosecutor`s office for interrogation. Bakradze has to arrive at the office of the prosecutor at 2 PM.More...video clip 

Saakashvili is in Kiev

29.08.14 12:05

Georgia`s former president Mikheil Saakashvili has arrived in Ukraine after the escalation of tension in the country. Mikheil Saakashvili was welcomed by people outside the president`s administration with applauds. More...video clip 

Ukraine abstains from declaring state of emergency

29.08.14 11:44

Despite the escalation of military operations in Ukraine, the country`s government says no state of emergency will be imposed. The administration of the President of Ukraine has defined that in case the state of emergency is declared, Ukraine`s government will no longer be able to accept military assistance from any other nation.More...video clip 


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