Georgian politician bit off colleague’s ear

By | December 22nd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Emiko Peikrishvili. (Maestro TV.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A local politician in Georgia bit off part of the ear of a colleague during a fight on Monday. Emiko Peikrishvili, the former head of Kareli municipality in the Shida Kartli region, bit off a small part of the ear of Ilia Kelekhsashvili, assistant to the current municipal […]

Georgians demonstrated against Russian fences in Atotsi

By | March 4th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Some carried Ukrainian flags. (Maestro TV.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Several hundred people demonstrated Monday near the de facto border with South Ossetia, to highlight the recent resumption of installation of barbed wire by Russian soldiers. The demonstration was held in the village Atotsi, near the town Kareli. […]

Georgian president meets locals near contested border

By | February 27th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

President of Georgia, Giorgi Margvelashvili, Wednesday met people who live close to the de facto border near the town Kareli. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili says he hopes that the barbed wire which Russian soldiers are installing at the so-called border with two breakaway territories will eventually be sent away peacefully as scrap metal. Margvelashvili […]

Russia resumes building of South Ossetia border fences

By | February 26th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Razor wire is one of the measures Russian border guards are using to enforce the de facto border. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Russian soldiers have resumed the installation of warning signs and barbed wire at villages near the border with the breakaway region South Ossetia. A sign warning about the de facto border was installed in the village Ghogheti near Kareli on Tuesday. […]