Lado Vardzelashvili

Ex minister detained after fatal gun accident

By | February 22nd, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Lado Vardzelashvili, former sports minister. (Police photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The former minister of sport and youth affairs, a close ally of president Saakashvili, has been detained by Tbilisi police, along with two of his friends, after the accidental killing of another friend who was also a former ministry employee. […]

Minister in Georgia wanted to electrocute opposition athlete

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

TBILISI, DFWatch – An athlete in Georgia claims that a government minister said he wanted to electrocute him as punishment for joining the opposition. The would-be victim, 2004 Olympic judo champion Zurab Zviadauri, joined the Georgian Dream movement of billionaire […]