The implementation of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceihan pipeline project will effectively start on January 14, 2003. As Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze said in a traditional radio interview today, on January 14 a UK vessel loaded with pipes and equipment required for the construction of the pipeline will arrive in Port Poti. Before the end of this week additional cargo is expected to arrive in the Port Batumi, the Georgian President said. The preparation for the construction of the export oil pipeline that will stretch for 235 km across Georgia was also started in the regions of the republic. The Georgian International Corporation is currently creating 1,000 jobs.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
More than 5.8 million people voted for Nicholas Maduro at the presidential election in Venezuela. This is more than a quarter of registered voters. Why did those people vote for the man, who, as Western media write, took Venezuela to the brink of collapse?
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War