Sakartvelo


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Noun1.Sakartvelo - a republic in Asia Minor on the Black Sea separated from Russia by the Caucasus mountains; formerly an Asian soviet but became independent in 1991
CIS, Commonwealth of Independent States - an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
Transcaucasia - a geographical region to the south of the Caucasus Mountains and to the north of Turkey that comprises Georgia and Armenia and Azerbaijan
Tbilisi, Tiflis, capital of Georgia - the capital and largest city of Georgia on the Kura river
Abkhazia, Abkhaz - an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea; a strong independence movement has resulted in much instability
Adzhar, Adzharia - an autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea
Georgian - a native or inhabitant of Georgia in Asia
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The group Sakartvelo travelled from Tbilisi for the 39th Billingham International Folklore Festival.
It's hard not to be reminded of this when the United States and the European countries cry out against Russia's recognition of the independence of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, the two provinces which seceded from the Republic of Sakartvelo, known in the West as Georgia.
The group Sakartvelo travelled from Tbilisi, for the 39th Billingham International Folklore Festival.