Mikha Tskhakaia

Mikha Tskhakaia

 

(until 1935, Senaki), incorporated as a city in 1921; administrative center of Tskhakaia Raion, Georgian SSR. Located in the Kolkhida lowland, on the Black Sea highway. A station on the Tuapse-Samtredia railroad line, with a 40-km branch line to Poti. Population, 25,000 (1970). The city produces carpets, wine, soft drinks, canned goods, butter and cheese, tea, and construction materials. An agricultural technicum and a people’s amateur theater are located in Mikha Tskhakaia. The city was renamed in honor of the Georgian revolutionary M. G. Tskhakaia, whose house is a museum. The health resort of Mendzhi is 3 km from Mikha Tskhakaia.

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One day Mikha Tskhakaia, one of the foremost leaders of the Union Committee overseeing the Transcaucasian party branch, was informed by Dolidze that Jughashvili wanted to see him.
In 1919, he became a member of the Communist Party and a protege of a high-ranking Party official in Georgia, Mikha Tskhakaia.
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