The rescue operation successfully completed today on the mountain peak Tetnuldi (4852m) situated on the main ridge of the Caucasus, in the regions of Svaneti. Representatives of the emergency management department of the interior ministry were able to save the Russian alpinists trapped on the Tetnuldi.
The Christian Democratic Movement of Georgia commemorated the heroes fallen in the war for Georgia`s independence and lit candles in honor of the killed soldiers in teh village of Shindisi of Gori district today.
Georgia President Mikheil Saakashvili and Defence Minister Dimitri Shashkini attended the funeral ceremony of Georgian soldier Gela Tigishvili fallen during the Russian aggression in 2008. The funeral was held in the village of Kodistskaro, Kaspi region.
Bondo Shalikyan was killed in Minsk, Belarus, local media report. With the crime boss, reportedly, the person accompanying him was also killed. Bondo Shalikyan before Georgia`s Rose Revolution in 2003 owned oil business and Kutaisi local TV-company in Imereti Region of Western Georgia.
Within the Memory Week for heroes fallen in war foe Georgia`s independence, representatives of the youth wing of the United National Movement gathered letters by schoolchildren and students and took them to the family of Georgian hero Leri Lagurashvili, who died in the August war in 2008.
National flags were lowered at the Tbilisi City Hall today at the fourth anniversary of the Georgia-Russia war, which took place in August 2008. The mayor commemorated the heroes killed in the war for Georgia`s independence.