Khurcha incident

New investigation into brutal 2008 murder in Georgia

By | June 8th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

The Ministry of Internal Affairs main office in Tbilisi. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Ministry of Internal Affairs has opened an investigation into the 2008 disappearance and murder of Paata Kardava, an intelligence officer at the Ministry of Defense. The investigation centers on Roman Shamatava, former head of the Constitutional Security […]

Saakashvili still abroad, visits U.S. Congress

By | November 23rd, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili (left) and U.S. Senator John McCain. (Photo published on Facebook.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The first week after leaving office, former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili remained abroad and Thursday met members of the U.S. Congress in Washington. Among the around twenty politicians Saakashvili met on the Hill was Republican Senator John […]

Georgian PM: Organizers of Khurcha shooting will be punished

By | November 20th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

New Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Acting Interior Minister Irakli Gharibashvili promises that those who ordered and organized the so-called Khurcha incident in 2008 will be identified and punished. A few weeks ago, police detained two former government officials on suspicion of having organized […]