Poti

What is Poti known for?


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centuries long

and identification of its ruins remains open due largely to the centuries-long geomorphologic processes of the area as the lower reaches of the Rioni are prone to changes of course across the wetland. Phasis appears to have been an important center of trade and culture in Colchis throughout the Classical period. Lordkipanidze (2000), p. 50. Richard J. A. Talbert et al. (2000), p. 1227. The section along the river Phasis was a vital component of the presumed


fast construction

Monastery . The reign of Nicholas II (Nicholas II of Russia) was notable for the architects's turn from this standard back to Hagia Sophia legacy, peaking in the Naval Cathedral in Kronstadt and Poti cathedral. These designs employed reinforced concrete that allowed very fast construction schedule; their interiors contained clear references to contemporary Art Nouveau yet the exteriors were a clear homage to medieval Constantinople. Russian Neo-Byzantine tradition was terminated by the revolution of 1917 (Russian revolution of 1917) but was continued by emigrant architects in Yugoslavia and Harbin. Wikipedia:Poti Commons:Category:Poti, Georgia


important event

Svaneti - bgcolor "#F9F9F9" * Odessa, Ukraine * Poti, Georgia (Georgia (country)) * Port of Constanţa, Romania The most important event in the country's cultural life during this turbulent period was indeed the foundation of a national university in Tbilisi (now known as the Tbilisi State University) (1918), a long-time dream of Georgians thwarted by the Imperial Russian authorities for several decades. Other educational centers included gymnasiums (gymnasium (school)) in Tbilisi, Batumi, Kutaisi, Ozurgeti, Poti and Gori (Gori, Georgia), Tbilisi Military School, Gori Pedagogical Seminary, the Pedagogical Seminary for Women, etc. Georgia had also a number of schools for ethnic minorities. Georgia (Georgia (country)) *Poti, Samegrelo region (Samegrelo) Black Sea Fleet On 23 June 1941, ''Voroshilov'' covered Soviet destroyers bombarding Constanţa, but the destroyer leader ''Moskva'' was sunk by a mine and ''Kharkov'' was damaged by return fire. She bombarded Axis positions near Odessa in mid-September, but was transferred to Novorossiysk shortly afterwards. On 2 November, she was hit twice in harbor by Junkers Ju 88 bombers of KG 51 (Kampfgeschwader 51); one hit started a fire in #3 magazine (Magazine (artillery)) that was extinguished by water flooding in from the second hit. Yakubov and Worth, p. 92 She had to be towed to Poti for repairs, which lasted until February 1942. She shelled Axis positions near Feodosiya on 2 April 1942, but was damaged by some near misses on 10 April and had to return to Batumi for repairs. In May she supported Soviet troops around Kerch and the Taman Peninsula while helping to transfer the 9th Naval Infantry Brigade from Batumi to Sevastopol. On 29 November 1942, she was damaged by nearby mine (Naval mine) explosions while bombarding Feodonisi (Snake Island (Black Sea)), but managed to return to Poti under her own power. Just after her repairs were completed she assisted Soviet forces landing behind German lines at the so-called "Malaya Zemlya" at the end of January 1943. The loss of three destroyers to German aircraft attempting to interdict the German evacuation of the Taman Bridgehead on 6 October 1943 caused Stalin (Joseph Stalin) to forbid the deployment of large naval units without his express permission and this meant the end of ''Voroshilov'' Wikipedia:Poti Commons:Category:Poti, Georgia


istanbul

of the Black Sea Important cities along the coast include Batumi, Burgas, Constanța, Giresun, Hopa, Istanbul, Kerch, Kherson, Mangalia, Năvodari, Novorossiysk, Odessa, Ordu, Poti, Rize, Samsun, Sevastopol, Sochi, Sukhumi, Trabzon, Varna, Yalta and Zonguldak. - '''Lowest point''' Bogs between Poti and Kulevi, (-1.5-2.3 m) Geography of Georgia - 9th grade book; G. Chanturia, D

to Istanbul and Constanta, Romania; national motorways A-2 (Hemus motorway) to Sofia and A-5 (Cherno More motorway) to Burgas. There are bus lines to many Bulgarian and international cities from two bus terminals and train ferry and ro-ro services to Odessa, Ukraine, Port Kavkaz, Russia, Poti and Batumi, Georgia (Georgia (country)). * Poti, Georgia (country) Georgia

* Aso, Kumamoto, Japan In the midst of revolutionary upheaval in Russia, Gurdjieff left Petrograd in 1917 to return to his family home in Alexandropol. During the Bolshevik Revolution, he set up temporary study communities in Essentuki in the Caucasus, then in Tuapse, Maikop, Sochi and Poti, all on the Black Sea coast of southern Russia, where he worked intensively with many of his Russian pupils. He was born at Istanbul (Istanbul


time supporting

of Sevastopol. Rohwer, pp. 111, 119 ''Parizhskaya Kommuna'' made one evacuation run to Sevastopol on 29 December, bombarding German troops on her arrival, but spent most of her time supporting troops during the Kerch Offensive (Siege of Sevastopol (1941–1942)#The Soviet landing at Kerch) in January–March 1942. She fired her last shots of the war at targets near Feodosiya during the nights of 20–22 March 1942 before returning to Poti to have her worn-out 12-inch

bombarded German and Romanian troops south of Sevastopol. Rohwer, pp. 111, 119 ''Parizhskaya Kommuna'' made one evacuation run to Sevastopol on 29 December, bombarding German troops on her arrival, but spent most of her time supporting troops during the Kerch Offensive (Siege of Sevastopol (1941–1942)#The Soviet landing at Kerch) in January–March 1942. She fired her last shots of the war at targets near Feodosiya during the nights of 20–22 March 1942 before returning


military presence

Russian troops coming into the area" plus the destruction of several Georgian vessels. Russian forces sink Georgian ships. On August 23, 2008, the Russians pulled out of most of Georgia following a peace deal to end the South Ossetia war. Russia has continued to keep a military presence in Poti, which they argue is within the remit of the peace agreement; many western nations on the other hand

. On October 9, 1993, a war-torn (Georgian Civil War) Georgia had to legalize the Russian military presence in the country, and lease, among other military facilities, the Poti base to the Russian navy. However, Georgia continued, though fruitlessly, to claim the vessels formerly stationed at Poti as a part of a tripartite Russo-Ukrainian-Georgian dispute (Black_Sea_Fleet#Partition of the Soviet Black Sea Fleet) over the Soviet Black Sea Fleet shares. Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty's Newsline. Vol. 1, No. 42, Part I, 30 May 1997. By September 1998, the Russian military personnel had been withdrawn from Poti to the Russian base at Batumi under a Russo-Georgian agreement signed earlier that year. Georgian Border Guards pressure Russian counterparts to leave. ''RFE RL NEWSLINE'' Vol. 2, No. 172 Part I, 7 (September 1998). Accessed on April 20, 2008. Currently, Poti is a military facility (garrison) assignment to several of Georgia’s units. These are the headquarters and main base (Military base) of the Georgian navy, a primary naval logistic support base, a station of a naval squadron, and barracks for a separate light infantry battalion of the Georgian Armed Forces. International relations Wikipedia:Poti Commons:Category:Poti, Georgia


short range

on Turkish shipping. Halpern, p. 224 On 17 November, she sortied with ''Yavuz Sultan Selim'', under the command of Souchon, in an attempt to intercept the Black Sea Fleet as it returned from bombarding Trebizond (Trabzon). ''Midilli'' discovered the Russian ships off Cape Sarych, the southern tip of the Crimea in poor visibility at short range. In the resulting engagement (Battle of Cape Sarych), Souchon ordered ''Midilli'' to assume a safer position to ''Yavuz'' Wikipedia:Poti Commons:Category:Poti, Georgia


play quot

the University for the theatre, starting as a theatre critic, and in 1881, his first play "Dog-rose", which was staged in one year by Maly Theatre, was published. He was a teacher of Moskvin, Knipper (Olga Knipper) and Meyerhold.


significant part

by Alexander the Great. Phasis (Poti) and Sukhumi were the splendid Greek cities dominated by the mercantile oligarchies, sometimes being troubled by the Colchians from the hinterland before seemingly assimilating totally. After the fall of the Persian Empire, a significant part of Colchis locally known as Egrisi was annexed to the recently created Kingdom of Iberia (Caucasian Iberia) (Kartli) in ca. 302 BC. However, soon Colchis seceded and broke up into several

proverbial expression, the easternmost location in that society's known world, where the sun rose. It was situated just outside the lands conquered by Alexander the Great. Phasis (Poti) and Sukhumi were the splendid Greek cities dominated by the mercantile oligarchies, sometimes being troubled by the Colchians from the hinterland before seemingly assimilating totally. After the fall of the Persian Empire, a significant part of Colchis locally known as Egrisi was annexed

Poti

thumb 250px Palm Boulevard in Poti (File:Poti Boulevard.jpg) thumb 250px Phasis (river) Phasis (File:Mingrelien. Der Phasis. (Russie).jpg), 19th century '''Poti''' ( ; Mingrelian (Mingrelian language): ფუთი; Laz (Laz language): ჶაში Faşi; formerly known to the Turks as ''Faş'') is a port city in Georgia (Georgia (country)), located on the eastern Black Sea coast in the region (mkhare) of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti in the west of the country. Built near the site of the ancient Greek (Ancient Greece) colony of Phasis (Phasis (town)) and deriving its name from the same, the city has become a major port city and industrial center since the early 20th century. It is also home to a main naval base and the headquarters of the Georgian navy. Adjacent to the Poti port (Poti Sea Port) area is the RAKIA owned Free Industrial Zone. Inaugurated in April 2008, it has registered a number of businesses, including those from Iranian businesspeople trying to evade sanctions against Iran.

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