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2013-08-07 23:19:26

Educational sessions were held at the Softline’s 7th Summit in Batumi, Georgia Springfield, VA and Moscow, Russia (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Global messaging and collaboration solutions provider IceWarp has announced today that it has completed a series of round tables for the top CIS sales executives of the Softline Group, its exclusive reseller in Russia and CIS. The information-packed educational sessions were attended by the Softline country directors and managers from Azerbaijan,...

2011-07-14 10:00:00

TBILISI, Georgia, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "MTV LIVE GEORGIA" TO ROCK BATUMI, 2 AUGUST 2011 Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), and the Government of Georgia today announced that they are to partner to stage the first ever MTV Live music event in Georgia. Taking place on 2 August 2011, MTV Live Georgia will be an electrifying outdoor concert held in the picturesque Black Sea tourist resort of Batumi. The...

2008-10-07 03:00:21

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Almaty, 7 October: The head of KazMunayGaz, Kairgeldy Kabyldin, has confirmed the Kazakh national oil and gas company's intention to sell KazTransGaz-Tbilisi if there are good offers. "As in any business, this operation (of KazTransGaz-Tbilisi - Interfax-Kazakhstan) can be sold out. If there are good offers, then why not, everything depends on the offers," he said, speaking at a conference in Almaty today. He also said that...

2008-09-27 06:00:21

Excerpt from report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Astana, 26 September: The KazTransOil national [petroleum- transportation] company (subsidiary of the Kazakh state oil company KazMunayGaz ) does not abandon its plans to invest in the Batumi port and an oil terminal in Georgia. "An investment programme, which stipulates the further development of capacity and technical re-equipment of these facilities in accordance with the standards of the KazTransOil company, is in...

2008-09-04 15:00:30

Text of report by privately-owned Interfax-Kazakhstan news agency Astana: 4 September: The political situation in Georgia has not affected transporting Kazakh oil along the route from Baku to Batumi [port in Georgia], the president of the KazMunayGaz national oil and gas company, Kairgeldy Kabyldin, has said. "As for risks of transporting Kazakh oil via the Baku-Batumi route, we would not like to link it now to the events that are taking place against the background of the conflict between...

2008-08-27 06:00:10

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Tbilisi, 27 August: The US warship Dallas loaded with [humanitarian] cargo for internally displaced persons [IDPs] from the Tskhinvali Region entered the Batumi port on Wednesday morning [27 August]. Georgian media reported that the US ship had been expected at the Poti port on Wednesday morning where festive reception was planned, yet at the last minute the decision to moor at the port was altered. The US torpedo-boat...

2008-08-25 09:00:42

By Shaun Walker THE UNITED States military came within 60 miles of the Russian army in Georgia yesterday as an American warship arrived in the Black Sea port of Batumi to deliver humanitarian aid to the embattled Caucasus country. USS McFaul arrived with a cargo of beds, mattresses and other supplies to help the thousands of Georgian refugees displaced from their homes during the past two weeks. It dropped anchor just outside Batumi and its cargo was ferried to the sub-tropical palm-...

2008-08-24 21:00:07

TBILISI. Aug 24 (Interfax) - Georgian Defense Minister David Kezerashvili told reporters the arrival in Georgia on Sunday of a U.S. warship with a load of humanitarian relief "is a signal that Georgia will not be left one to one with Russia." The destroyer USS McFaul, which arrived in the Georgian port of Batumi, brought beds and food for Georgian refugees. Two more American naval ships are expected in Batumi on Sunday. It was expected that the U.S. ships would go to the Poti port. The...

2008-08-11 06:00:43

Text of report by privately-owned Kazakhstan Today news agency website Astana, 11 August: Kazakhstan's premier, Karim Masimov, has suggested redirecting the flow of the Kazakh [crude] oil going [to export] via the Georgian sea port of Batumi to domestic consumption. He made this proposal at today's on-phone government meeting, a Kazakhstan Today news agency correspondent reports. "Let us redirect this [oil] flow to domestic use and resolve this issue along with the Energy Ministry,"...

2008-08-10 21:00:25

BAKU. Aug 10 (Interfax) - The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) is to decide on further shipments of oil and petroleum products through Georgia on Monday, the Company told Interfax. "So far the situation regarding tanker shipments from the Georgian ports of Poti and Batumi is not clear. It is a force- majeur situation. We hope the situation will become clearer tomorrow and we will decide what measures will be taken to export Azeri oil and petroleum products," SOCAR said. (c) 2008...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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