President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili visited Shatili today. Shatili is a historic highland village in Georgia, near the border with Chechnya. It is located on the northern slope of the Greater Caucasus mountains, in the historical Georgian province of Upper Khevsureti, which is now part of the modern-day region of Mtskheta-Mtianeti. President visited the historic monument of the middle-ages, which consists of 35 towers; three of them were damaged by disaster. President demanded more information about the project of the rehabilitation works on the cultural monument. Director of the Cultural Heritage Protection Agency, Nikoloz Vacheishvili guided the president in Shatili today. The restoration works begins in two days and it aims returning the original face to the oldest complex.
The Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance has summoned the president`s former representative to the Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti Region for interrogation. Reportedly, Otar Siradze will be questioned about the period, when he was the member of the supervisory board of the Tbilisi Transport Company.
A friend of Shalva Tatukhashvili was interrogated at the prosecutor`s office last night. During five hours, Giorgi Aslamazashvili was answering the questions of the detective about his contacts with Tatukhashvili in the period...
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia has voiced yet another series of allegations against Georgia. According to the official statement published on the website of the Russian MFA, Russia says Georgia made making `invented and groundless` accusations towards Russia.
Four non-governmental organizations call on the government to form a special investigation commission, which will probe into the details of the death of Shalva Tatukhashvili and the process of investigation conducted by the prosecutor`s office on the death reasons.