Dimitry Shashkin

Former prison minister: ‘I didn’t know about abuse until Oct 2012’

By | August 29th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Dimitri Shashkin yesterday said he didn’t know there was abuse in the prisons until October 2012, although nine prison staff were reprimanded in 2011 after the Council of Europe exposed systematic mistreatment. (Maestro.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The exiled Saakashvili ally Dimitry Shashkin returned to Georgia on Wednesday to answer questions about the abuse in the prisons. Shashkin was among many officials in the former regime who fled the country after the National Movement’s election […]

Shashkin faced with embezzlement accusation

By | March 10th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Dimitry Shashkin on Rustavi 2. TBILISI, DFWatch–The government want to question newly returned former defense minister Dimitry Shashkin about the embezzlement of state money and appropriation of petrol belonging to the ministry. Defense Minister adviser Vako Avaliani said Friday that an […]

Shashkin returns to Georgia, isn’t charged

By | March 6th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Former government minister Dimitry Shashkin came back to Georgia today. (Imedi.) TBILISI, DFwatch–A former defense minister returned to Georgia Wednesday morning, accompanied by his family, to answer questions from investigators if it becomes necessary. So far, there are no charges against him. (Updated with comments from the Prosecutor’s Office […]

Where did Shashkin earn his fortune?

By | February 6th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Dimitry Shashkin is returning to Georgia to answer all questions. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch — Ex Defense Minister Dimitry Shashkin lives in the United States in a luxurious $4000/month house and claims to have earned his fortune while working for an American corporation. But what corporation does he mean? The former prison, defense and education […]

Saakashvili’s people fleeing Georgia

By | October 22nd, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Several powerful ministers in the Saakashvili government have not been seen in the country since the first results of the parliament election became known. Dimitry Sashkin, who lately served as defense minister, today posted an appeal on his […]

Georgia’s defense minister visits Afghanistan

By | September 4th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgia’s Defense Minister and Chief of Staff met with ISAF Commander of Regional Command Southwest Major General and Commander of Task Force RC (SW) Major General to receive information about the mission. According to Georgia’s Defense Ministry […]

Ministers bring staff with them in Georgian gov’t reshuffle

By | July 9th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Two ministers who where switched around in a government reshuffle are taking their staff with them. Former education minister Dimitry Shashkin is the new defense minister, and officials from the education ministry are now following after him. […]