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see TbilisiTbilisi
or Tiflis
, city (1989 pop. 1,259,682), capital of Georgia, SW Asia, on the Kura River and the Transcaucasian RR and at the southern end of the Georgian Military Road.
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, Georgia.
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until 1936, the name of Tbilisi, capital of the Georgian SSR.

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For example, the influential Baptist missionary and later pastor of Baku, Vasilii Ivanov, described the tension between Russians and Germans over liturgical practices in his unpublished recollections of the early days of the Tiflis congregation.
They argued that the merchants of Tiflis at that time were already successful in importing goods from Leipzig into Transcaucasia and also selling them in Persia.
In particular they called for an extension to the existing line between Tiflis and the malarial town of Poti on the Black Sea (which had been completed in 1874 at great expense, for strategic and military reasons) to the better harbour at Batum (acquired as a result of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-78) and also for the construction of another line from Tiflis to Baku.
The Russian Corps chiefly consisted of an ambulance and a unit of Scouts, many of them Cossacks, including Prince Bagration of Tiflis, giant hetman of the Cossacks and later a playboy opponent of the Bolsheviks, as was Count Alexis de Ganetzky.
At an early stage of her work, the artist composed posters and posters for the activities of the Tiflis Women's Charitable Society.
More fruitful perhaps might be a look into the publications in other big Russian cities, such as Kiev, Odessa, and Tiflis that, despite the well-known tendency in Russian culture to build itself around the two capitals, also had thriving theatrical lives.
Born in 1849 in Tiflis, Witte grew up in the cauldron of the Great Reform era, which witnessed the birth of professional journalism in Russia.
RMO boards and music schools in Kiev, Kharkov, Tiflis, Saratov, and elsewhere encountered familiar obstacles to professionalization, only more acutely.
Ayrica BTC'nin disinda, 2006 sonunda sonuclandirilan Baku-Tiflis Erzurum ya da Guney Kafkasya dogal gaz hatti, Baku'yu de kapsayacak bicimde genisletilen Kars-Tiflis demiryolu projesi, Coruh nehri uzerindeki De-riner Hidroelektrik santrali ve Tiflis uluslararasi havaalani projesi gibi ortak projeler Gurcistan' ekonomik acidan Turkiye'ye eklemlemistir.