President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso held a telephone conversation with the President of Ukraine, Victor Yanukovych regarding the recent developments in Ukraine.
It snowed all night long in almost all regions of Georgia last night. The snow and strong wind has inflicted damage to the city of Batumi, Adjara Region, where the wind uprooted several trees and frozen water collectors in streets, due to which, some streets were flooded.
United States` President Barack Obama has sent a letter to Georgia`s former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili and thanks him for cooperation.
Vakhtang Phailodze, 46, a businessman, who was missing since December 6th, was found dead in his car that was parked on one of the streets of Saburtalo district, Tbilisi. He had a gun shot in his head; therefore, the police say it might have been a suicide. Police have filed a criminal case with the charges of driving a person to commit a suicide.
The officers of Gldani nadzaladevi IX unit as well as detectives unit of the same division and Kakheti Regional Main Division, as a result of jointly held operative, investigative and searching activities detained Irakli B. for endangering the condition of health of the police officer.
A conference Eastern Partnership - Roadmap after Vilnius Summit was opened at Tbilisi Marriot today. President Giorgi Margvelashvili, Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili and Parliament Speaker Davit Usupashvili were attending the conference dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the late prime minister of Georgia Zurab Zhvania.
Georgian parliament speaker, Davit Usupashvili has commented on the political situation in Ukraine, where the opposition and civilians are holding demonstrations with the demand of EU ties. Davit Usupashvili reiterated support of the Georgian government to the people of Ukraine at the conference Eastern Partnership Roadmap After Vilnius Summit held in Tbilisi today.
Tbilisi City Court has sent former deputy chief prosecutor of Georgia Davit Chkhatarashvili to custody. Chkhatarashvili was arrested with various charges two days ago.