Man taken from his garden at South Ossetia border

By | January 13th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Dvani. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–One Georgian was detained Monday in a village that lies on the de facto border with the breakaway region South Ossetia. One more is missing in another village, and presumed detained. The first incident took place in Dvani, a village which […]

Georgian lawyer group files lawsuit against Russia

By | April 15th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Razor wire in Dvani. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A human rights organization in Georgia has taken Russia to the European Court of Human Rights on behalf of 19 people living on the border with the breakaway territory South Ossetia. The case concerns people living in the village Dvani, southwest […]

EUMM concerned about South Ossetia borderization

By | October 1st, 2013|Categories: Caucasus region, News|Tags: , |

The razor wire block in Dvani. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The EU Monitoring Mission to Georgia Tuesday expressed concern about the installation of barbed wire by Russian soldiers in the villages Dvani and Ditsi at the border line around the breakaway region South Ossetia. Toivo Klaar, the new head of EUMM, […]

Georgian journalists rally at border village

By | September 29th, 2013|Categories: Caucasus region, News|Tags: |

Georgian journalists rallied against Russian occupation Saturday. (Maestro.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian journalists Saturday rallied in Dvani against the newly restarted work by Russian soldiers to reinforce a de facto border with the breakaway region South Ossetia. Locals say the Russian soldiers are going to move the razor wire perimeter 50 […]

Russian helicopter spotted over border village

By | September 28th, 2013|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–A military helicopter was seen Friday flying over the village Dvani, where Russian soldiers are reinforcing the de facto border with barbed wire blocks and fences. The allegedly Russian military helicopter was filmed on video. The Ministry of Interior […]

Continued trouble at South Ossetia de facto border

By | September 25th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Dvani. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Ossetians ask locals in the village Dvani to empty their storage rooms, which they claim are on South Ossetian territory. “Ossetian villager came to us yesterday afternoon, called us and required to empty storage rooms in two days, because the […]