Daily Archives: August 20, 2015

Search for second suspect in Yuri Vazagashvili murder case

By | August 20th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Yuri Vazagashvili was murdered on January 20, 2015. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Prosecutors in Georgia are searching for another suspect in the investigation into the murder of a human rights activists seven months ago. As the trial of a man suspected of murdering Iuri Vazagashvili continued Thursday, a lawyer representing […]

Prominent Georgian ballet dancer drowns in Pankisi

By | August 20th, 2015|Categories: News|

Giorgi Mshvenieradze on stage (Facebook) Tbilisi, DFWatch – A principal dancer at Tbilisi ballet company drowned Wednesday in a lake in Pankisi Gorge, Eastern Georgia. According to the Emergency Management Agency at the Ministry of Internal Affairs, accident occurred when Giorgi Mshvenieradze, 25, a prominent ballet […]

Russian helicopter flies over Georgian-controlled territory

By | August 20th, 2015|Categories: Security|Tags: |

The helicopter was of the type MI-8. (Photo by U.S. Department of Defense.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s Foreign Ministry calls on Russia to respect international law after a Russian helicopter overflew Georgian-controlled territory. According to the ministry, the incident took place at 10:57am on August 19. A Russian military helicopter […]

Georgia’s PM blames private business for causing lari’s instability

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Irakli Garibashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s prime minister blames business leaders for causing the instability of the national currency lari by keeping their money in US dollars. Irakli Garibashvili explained Wednesday during a visit to Batumi, a city on Black Sea coast, […]