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12 Aug

Battle of Didgori 900
By: BRAMS | Published On: 12/08/21 5:47 am

Today marks the 900 anniversary of the Battle of Didgori in 1121.

Both Georgian and Islamic sources testify that on the complaints of the Muslim merchants of Tbilisi, Ganja, and Dmanisi, Sultan Mahmud II of Baghdad (r. 1118–1131) sent a punitive military expedition against Georgia under the command of Ilghazi ibn Artuq of Mardin.

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6 Aug

Agile Spirit 2021
By: BRAMS | Published On: 6/08/21 2:17 pm

Soldiers from fifteen NATO allies and partners stood shoulder to shoulder with Georgian and American soldiers at the Concluding Ceremony.

Agile Spirit 2021 is a joint multinational exercise hosted by Georgian Defense Forces for the last ten years. The joint training occurred from 26 July through 6 August, promoting the concept of "Strength through Partnership".

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26 May

Independence Day
By: BRAMS | Published On: 26/05/21 3:36 am

26 May has been one of the most important dates in the history of Georgia since 1918.

It marks the foundation of the first Democratic Republic of Georgia, which was annexed by the Russian Red Army in 1921. Despite the shot-lived independence and the attempts of the Soviet government that ruled the country for the next 70 years, to hunt down and erase anything Georgian and patriotic, the memory of 26 May never faded in the hearts of the local people and part of them kept celebrating the day secretly until better times.

 

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2 May

Orthodox Easter
By: BRAMS | Published On: 2/05/21 1:42 am

BRAMS Institute wishes all Orthodox Christians a burst of sunshine, peaceful times, and a very happy Easter!

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14 Apr

Dedaena Day
By: BRAMS | Published On: 14/04/21 7:44 am

14 April is Mother Language Day in the Republic of Georgia. Regardless of their first language, all citizens of the country celebrate the day when the nation and its government have united against the Soviet Russian attempt to deprive the state status of Georgian – one of the oldest living languages, still in use almost unchanged since ancient times.

In 1990, 14 April was officially established as Mother Language Day in Georgia, and this date has been celebrated annually ever since – the first example of the possibility to defeat the Kremlin.

 

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