After ten year in prison, former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovski has been freed. Russian president Vladimir Putin signed his pardon yesterday and the document was enforced from that moment. Putin announced his decision at the press conference held yesterday.
Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II has hosted the representatives of the European Union`s Monitoring Mission in Georgia. The parties discussed situation in Georgia`s occupied regions and the role of the EUMM in the intensification of contact between the Georgian and Abkhaz and Georgian and Ossetian population.
Tbilisi City Court has ruled on the case of the dismissed director general of the Georgian Public Broadcaster Giorgi Baratashvili and returned him to his previous position - Giorgi Baratashvili says he did not expect other ruling by the court as his dismissal was illegal.
The Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili met with Klaus Gerhauzer - Director General of the Central and Western Asian Department of the Asian Development Bank.