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.
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.
The EU Monitoring Mission has welcomed the release of three journalists. The EUMM has released a special statement regarding the incident.