Makharadze

Makharadze

 

until 1934, Ozurgety), a city (since 1840); center of Makharadze Raion, Georgian SSR. Located on the Natanebi River (Black Sea basin) on the Batumi-Samtredia highway, it is linked by a railroad branch line (18 km) with the Samtredia-Batumi line. Population, 22,000 (1970).

Makharadze has tea and silk winding and twisting factories, bentonite grinding and tire repair plants, and a cannery. A food industry technicum and a medical school are located in the city. A museum of local lore and a drama theater are also there. Near Makharadze are all-Union scientific research institutes of tea and subtropical crops and the tea industry. The city was renamed in honor of F. I. Makharadze.

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The decision, announced by Shevardnadze in Tbilisi, Georgia's capital, and by its embassy in Washington, reversed a decision made Thursday to invoke diplomatic immunity and recall the diplomat, Gueorgui Makharadze.
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A 16-year-old girl died early Saturday when a car driven by Gueorgui Makharadze, the second-ranking Georgian diplomat here, crashed into another vehicle and catapulted it onto a third car in which the girl was a passenger.
Police said a car driven by Gueorgui Makharadze, 35, attached to the Republic of Georgia Embassy, was traveling at an excessive rate of speed.