Ukraine detains ship carrying cigarettes from Abkhazia

By | January 5th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–On December 31, Ukrainian border guards fired warning shots at a ship off the coast of Odessa and took it into custody. The ship, which was flying a Tanzanian flag, was found to be carrying counterfeit cigarettes from Abkhazia, destined for Bulgaria. […]

Gold bars worth USD 445,000 seized at Georgia-Azerbaijan border

By | April 19th, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: , |

(Finance Ministry.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Finance Ministry’s investigative service arrested two Azerbaijani citizens on the so-called Red Bridge border crossing for attempting to illegally import 12 kg of gold to Georgia. The value of the gold bars is more than one million laris (USD 445,000). […]