The chairperson of the State Commission for Ensuring Voter List Accuracy, Mamuka Katsitadze met with the representatives of the OSCE mission in Georgia. Mamuka Katsitadze introduced the results of the Door-to-door campaign of the commission, which aimed at verifying voter list accuracy by checking the data of the eligible voters by visiting them at homes. The Door-to-door campaign was conducted in accordance with the recommendations of the OSCE mission in Georgia. We have made exactly the work, on which the OSCE observers focused after the previous elections - by the door-to-door campaign we focused on the problems indicated in the reports of the organization`s observers,` Mamuka Katsitadze said. Parliamentary elections will be held in Georgia in October 2012.
Russian helicopters have violated Georgian airspace - several helicopters flew over the Georgian controlled territory from the occupied Tskhinvali Region yesterday and from the occupied Abkhazia today.
President of Georgia paid tribute to the memory of Georgian national hero, Zhiuli Shartava on his 70th anniversary. Giorgi Margvelashvili announced at the memorial today that by commemorating Zhiuli Shartava, he was also paying tribute to all, who fell in the tragedy of Abkhazia.
Today the first National Hero of independent Georgia – Zhiuli Shartava would become 70 years old. Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili together with Defence Minister Irakli Alasania, other members of Georgian Government and MPs paid a tribute to the memory of Zhiuli Shartava at Saburtalo Pantheon.
Two tourists were killed, two others are missing and only one of the crew survived in an avalanche in Ushguli. The survived tourist contacted the rescue service for help in Ushguli. Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia has already confirmed the report about the death of tourists.
Interpol is considering the request of the Ukraine`s government to issue an arrest warrant for ousted president Viktor Yanukovych. The international organization has received an official letter from the Ukraine`s government and will publish the order warrant on its website soon.