Ramaz Shengelia dies of heart attack at the age 55
Famous Georgian footballer, one of the best forwards in Georgian football, Ramaz Shengelia died of sudden hearty attack at the age of 55. Ramaz Shengelia played in the FC Torpedo and FC Tbilisi Dinamo at various times. He became the champion of the USSR in 1978 at the same time winning the title of the best forward and best footballer of the year. In 1980 Shengelia won European Championship within the U20 team of USSR. In 1981, the victory of the Cup of Cups by Dinamo was up to Shengelia too. Ramaz Shengelia also played World Championship within the USSR team.
A driver of the crane died in the accident, which occurred on N34a Kazbegi Avenue. The crane standing at a construction, fell down on four vehicles. Eyewitnesses say the crane driver fell down from about 45 meters of height. The driver was hospitalized, but the doctors failed to save him.
EU Ambassador to Georgia Phillip Dimitrov has commented on the detention of Giorgi Oniani, the attorney of the ex-minister of defense Bacho Akhalaia. Dimitrov says that the detention of any opposition figure raises doubts when it happens before elections.
United National Movement has assessed the detention of Giorgi Oniani, the attorney of ex-minister of defense Bacho Akhalaia. The opposition party says the detention has political motivations, because after failing to prove...
EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton is expected to arrive in Ukraine later today. The European Union has already announced that the organization will allocate 20 billion EUROs to assist the new government of the country.
Ex-president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili arrived in Ukraine after Yanukovich was toppled down by Rada. During the hardest days for Ukraine, when about a hundred people were killed in the clashes with the police, Saakashvili could not be in Kiev as his name was in the black list by Yanukovich`s government.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili started his three-day visit to the Unites States of America. At the beginning of the visit, Georgian Prime Minister visited newly purchased building of Georgian Embassy to the US.
The second Georgian national, who was killed in the clashes between the protestors and the police in Kiev, will be buried in Tbilisi tomorrow. Davit Kipiani`s body was transferred from Ukraine to Georgia last night. The Tbilisi government says they will cover the expenses of the burial.