Georgia is a country located in the Caucasus region. It formed a part of the former Soviet Union from 1922 to 1991.The capital and largest city is Tbilisi.
Georgia is situated between the Greater Caucusus and Lesser Caucasus mountain ranges. It is a democratic republic. It is a member of the Council of Europe and the GUAM Organization for Democracy and Economic Development, along with Azerbaijan, Moldova and Ukraine.
This week we take you on a culinary tour of Europe. We start at a Syrian restaurant in Berlin run by refugees. We visit Russia's Istra Cheese Festival and learn how EU sanctions have created a domestic cheese industry. Also, Vienna's incredible Vegetable Orchestra, a TV star from Ireland's "The Biggest Loser," and an Italian Gelato University makes this a tour worth taking! Guten Appetit!
Born in exile, the career diplomat Salome Zurabishvili faces a runoff vote after a narrow lead in the first round. In an interview with DW, she stressed the importance of democracy and multipartyism in her country.
The remote mountain region of Tusheti in the Republic of Georgia offers breathtaking landscapes and great hospitality. Only a few of the around 12,000 Tush live in the mountains all year round. Modern technology and one of the world's highest WiFi connection is helping the locals to keep in touch with the world and attract more tourists. This report was supported by the Internet Society.