United Staffs of Georgian Armed Forces has a new chief
United Staffs of Georgian Armed Forces has a new chief - President Mikheil Saakashvili has appointed brigade General Giorgi Kalandadze on this position. Kalandadze has replaced Lieutenant General Devi Chankotadze.
General Kalandadze has been serving in the national armed forces since 1995 and he had worked as the head of the fourth infantry brigade, chief designate of the land forces and the first deputy chief of the united staffs of armed forces in this period.
Nine persons have been arrested within the investigation launched after finding the scandalous videos of human torture and sexual abuse. The videos were along weapons and drugs in a secret store in Samegrelo last week.
Transparency International Georgia NGO has released a special statement regarding the decision of the Georgian judiciary to free the author of the prisoners` torture videos Vladimer Bedukadze from criminal responsibility completely.
Brother of Mikael Kadiyev, Ramzan Kadiyev says his brother was offered a deal in custody. In the interview with a Georgian newspaper Kvela Siakhle, Ramzan Kadiyev spoke about the details of the offer. Mikael Kadiyev was arrested for preparing a terror attack in Georgia and afterwards was charged with illegal keeping of arms.
The relatives of Iuri Kurtsua have been waiting for his release from the captivity of Russian occupants during past five days. The family says they have even paid a fine for `violating the borders of the occupied Abkhazia Region`.