The EU Monitoring Mission has welcomed the release of three journalists. The EUMM has released a special statement regarding the incident.
Georgian police interrogated the members of the TV3 crew last night, after they were released by the occupants. After the 24 hour long captivity, the journalists reported the details of their detention and about the situation in the Tskhinvali insulator.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia has released a statement regarding the meeting of the Georgian Prime Minister-s special representative in relations with Russia, Zurab Abashidze and the Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gregori Karasin.
President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili has reviewed Georgia-Russia relations in the interview with the Reuters news agency. Giorgi Margvelashvili says that the current developments in Ukraine has raised the concerns of Georgia, however, the president rules out violence in any form and says that the world should halt Russia only by dialogue.
The Pardon Commission has discussed 500 cases of prisoners for Easter Pardon and approved only about one hundred of them. The chairperson of the commission Aleksandre Elisashvili says the recommendation does not imply the release of all recommended convicts...
A young Georgian woman was found dead in her apartment in Istanbul, Turkey. Nino Saikodze, 33, from Telavi, Georgia, was found dead by her room mate. Reportedly, she died of CO leakage; however, the family of the woman suspects she might have been killed.
Prime Minister of Georgia has expressed his concerns on the detention of the TV3 crew by Russian occupants. Irakli Gharibashvili says such facts affect the process of normalizing relations with Russia.
NGO Article 42 of the Constitution has expressed its concerns regarding the detention of the TV3 report crew by the Russian occupants and offered legal assistance to the management of the television and the detainees.