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Road connecting Georgia and Russia blocked due to weather conditions

2013-01-10 15:06

Heavy winds and snow on the highway Mtskheta-Stepantsminda-Larsen, leading in the direction of  the border check point Upper Lars at the Georgian-Russian border, can trigger avalanches, the Echo of the Caucasus reported. This has made the authorities to block the movement of all types of transport on the highway.


Special cleaning equipment is ready and now the specialists are waiting when the threat of avalanche subsides in order to start cleaning the road. A lot of cars, generally following from Armenia to Russia through Georgia, have already accumulated on the highway.

According to the Trend, the direct control over the traffic in such a mode is being carried out by the Georgian police. Traffic on other parts of the highway is free.

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