Helicopter to be involved in shooting of "Fast and Furious 9" episodes

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The shooting of the next episodes of the popular Hollywood film “Fast and Furious 9” will be implemented by helicopter in addition to the unmanned aerial vehicles. Air filming will be carried out by the helicopter EUROCOPTER AS 355N owned by Belgian airline Heli and Co SA. The “Fast and Furious 9” is being shot within the framework of the State program “Film in Georgia”. The...

Mamuka Khazaradze to Set up New Public Movement

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Mamuka Khazaradze, one of the founders of TBC Bank and former Chairman of its Supervisory Board, released a post on his Facebook page on July 9, saying that he plans to set up a new public movement in September aimed at “uniting the country and maintaining its independence and liberty.” Khazaradze cited “the alarming situation” in the country and the need for “active public...

“Wounded Warrior Support Foundation“, Established by Silknet, in Foreign Media, EU Reporter Writes about the Activities and Future Goals of the Foundation

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_SINCE 2010, WE HAVE SEEN THE CREATION OF A NUMBER OF SIGNIFICANT INTERNATIONAL SPORTING COMPETITIONS FOR WOUNDED AND INJURED VETERANS – SUCH AS THIS MONTH’S WARRIOR GAMES AND THE INVICTUS GAMES. BOTH HAVE DRAWN GLOBAL ATTENTION, WITH MILLIONS ALL OVER THE WORLD WATCHING THE 2018 INVICTUS GAMES IN SYDNEY. THE REMARKABLE SKILL AND ABILITIES OF WOUNDED SOLDIERS IS AT LAST BECOMING FRONT PAGE...

Madonna Eurovision performance in doubt

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Madonna's performance at the Eurovision Song Contest has been thrown into doubt by organisers, who say she has yet to sign a contract for the show. Speaking on Monday, Eurovision's executive supervisor Jon Ola Sand said: "The European Broadcasting Union has never confirmed Madonna as an act." He continued: "If we do not have a signed contract she cannot perform on our stage." The contest...

WhatsApp discovers 'targeted' surveillance attack

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Hackers were able to remotely install surveillance software on phones and other devices using a major vulnerability in messaging app WhatsApp, it has been confirmed. WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, said the attack targeted a "select number" of users, and was orchestrated by "an advanced cyber actor". A fix was rolled out on Friday. The attack was developed by Israeli security firm NSO...

Lithuanian Embassy releases statement regarding April 9 tragedy

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The Embassy of Lithuania to Georgia has released a statement regarding April 9 tragedy in Georgia. According to the statement, decades after these events, the important thing is to always remember to whom we owe the freedom that we have today. “30 years have passed from 9 April tragedy in Georgia, when the country confronted Soviet repressive machine and stood firmly for its freedom,...

Patriarch recalls April 9, 1989 night

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I was asked to address the people. I found it very difficult. I felt that people would not believe me,- His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia said recalling the April9, 1989 night. The Patriarch said in his interview with Imedi TV that the April 9 night was a readiness for freedom and people on Rustaveli Avenue realized that they were facing the death. “It...

Parliament adopted draft-bill about abolishment of school graduation exams

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Parliament has approved the draft-bill about abolishment of school graduation exams of Law on General Education. 80 MPs voted in favor of the bill, eight against. The draft-bill has been put for voting at the extraordinary session of the Parliament today. The Parliament of Georgia did not support the legislative initiative on abolishment of school graduation exams with its final,...

Six Streets to be named after 6 women who died on April 9

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At the initiative of Naming and Symbolic Commission of Tbilisi Sakrebulo (City Assembly), six streets will be named after 6 women who died on April 9 in 1989 in Tbilisi. Public discussion will take place in Dimitri Kipiani Hall of Sakrebulo. The streets after Mzia Jincharadze, Tamuna Dolidze, Tina Enukidze, Manana Loladze, Eliso Chipashvili and Tamar Mamulashvili will be located in Chughureti...