Abasha


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Abasha

 

a city (an urban-type settlement until 1964), the center of Abasha Raion, Georgian SSR. Situated in the Kolkhida lowlands, Abasha is a railroad station on the Sukhumi-Samtredia line. Population in 1967, 6,500. It is the site of mechanical, rubber-footwear, and essential-oils plants, a weaving mill, a tea factory, and an agricultural technicum.

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Old Mutual's I Have Hope AIDS Peer Group Project (1993) and the Society for Family Healths Abasha Phczulu Peer Helper project (1993)
On July 8, 2003 in Abasha, the Mayor and approximately ten other persons reportedly entered the house of a member of Jehovah s Witnesses, Valeri Tsomaia, to disband a religious meeting; they physically and verbally abused several worshippers.
Segun reportes periodisticos, Abasha debia partir del pais en una gira oficial el 8 de junio de 1998.
Que Abasha habia dilapidado el tesoro nacional, nada despreciable por sus enormes ingresos petroleros.
El rastreo de la fortuna de Abasha pronto llevo a los investigadores al Citibank de Nueva York, asi como a media docena de bancos britanicos y suizos.
La respuesta de Ober fue que la cuenta no habia sido abierta a nombre de Abasha, sino a nombre de Sani, el otro apellido de los hijos de Abasha.
Los hijos de Abasha abrieron su cuenta en las oficinas de Citibank de Nueva York en 1992 --una cuenta en la que depositarian mas de 110 millones de dolares en los 7 anos siguientes--.
10, a government spokesman said the Abasha family handed back more than $750m.
Abasha is in eastern Mingrelia, the district Gamsakhurdia hails from.
The curious company included the head of Georgia's Civil Aviation Authority, several of Shevardnadze's bodyguards, and the pro-Shevardnadze mayor of Abasha, who had been imprisoned when Gamsakhurdia's troops were in control of the village.
Here in Abasha, the former Soviet foreign minister affirmed what most Georgians suspected but dared not say aloud--that he had capitulated to the Russians.
At the first stage of the construction will start at I Lot, bypass from Samtredia to Samtredia municipality villages Tolebi and Gormaghala, as well as Abasha municipality villages I Maisi and Gautskinari.