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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Gueorgui Makharadze, the Georgian Embassy official who killed a teenage girl in a drunk-driving crash in Washington, was sentenced to prison in 1997.
It was a leap by unmarked Kakhi Makharadze to head the ball which might have distracted Al Shamsi.
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Makharadze relates the fascinating history of Georgian (the country, not the state) trick riders who were part of Wild West shows at the turn of the 19th century.
Sophio Uchaneishvili, (1) Maya Makharadze, (1) Mikhael Shushanyan, (1,2) Rudi van Eldik, (3) and Dimitri E.
Burlyaeva, People's Artists of the USSR and Georgia Rezo Chkheidze, Avtandil Makharadze, Zurab Kipshidze and famous ensemble
Essam Dhahi fired the visitors ahead inside the first minute before Kakhi Makharadze pulled Pakhtakor level on 18 minutes.
(71) Jones, Socialism in Georgian Colors, 104-5, 122-26; Talakvadze, Kistorii kommunisticheskoi partii Gruzii, 106, 112-13, 117-20; Filipp Makharadze, Ocherhi revoliutsionnogo dvizheniia v Zahavhaz" (n.p.: Osizdat Gruzii, 1927), 127; A.
Reflections on Ecology, Social Sciences and Politics in Honour of Sergi Avaliani", in Kalandia, I., Makharadze, M.
Furthermore, to avoid cluttering up the main narrative, Appendix 2 has comprehensive, short biographies of the major players and little known, but important, figures in Georgian Bolshevism like Makharadze and Mdivani.
With: Avtandil Makharadze, Yashar Nuri, Saida Kulieva.
Easter depicts the incident as a struggle for control between two rival Georgian Bolshevik networks, Ordzhonikidze's and another led by Mdivani and Makharadze. In contrast, most scholars have interpreted the purge as a move by Commissar of Nationalities Stalin (who is not even included in Easter's account as a major actor in the incident) to curb Georgian autonomy.