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The News in Brief

Tuesday, September 3
By Nika Gamtsemlidze

Helicopter to be involved in shooting of Fast and Furious 9

The shooting of the next episodes of the popular Hollywood film “Fast and Furious 9” will be also be done by helicopter. Air filming will be carried out by the helicopter EUROCOPTER AS 355N owned by Belgian airline Heli and Co SA.

The “Fast and Furious 9” is being shot within the framework of the State program “Film in Georgia”. The shootings in Georgia are implemented by the Georgian production company “Enkeni Films”.

Entrance to Akhalgori to be closed from September

The entrance to Akhalgori will be closed from September. The Russian troops serving at the checkpoint near the entrance of the town warned locals about it. According to the so-called border guards, it is planned to ban the movement from September 3.

“The Russian border guards have been warning about the closure of the entrance to Akhalgori tomorrow evening for both pedestrians and vehicles. They do not elaborate on how long the movement will be restricted for,” one of the residents of Akhalgori told reporters.

Georgian rugby team loses to Scotland in Tbilisi

The Georgian rugby team lost the test match against Scotland at Dinamo Arena in Tbilisi. ‘The Lelos’ have not been able to stand up the other team. They lost in the first half with 3:23. The game continued after the break with the visitors’ advantage and finally the Scots won with 44:10.

Georgia and Scotland will face each other again in Scotland on September 6. It will be the last Test match for ‘The Lelos’ before the 2019 World Cup, which will be held in Japan from September 20 to November 2. Georgia will play in Group D against Australia, Wales, Fiji and Uruguay.