Tbilisi mayor Gigi Ugulava has been summoned to the office of the chief prosecutor for interrogation - the notice was delivered to the mayor`s office last night. The official release on the webpage of the prosecutor`s office says that Ugulava`s interrogation is planned for 13:00. According to the report, the investigation has questions to the mayor regarding the transactions and activities of the Old Tbilisi Rehabilitation Fund and the Tbilisi Development Fund, which is suspected of misappropriation and embezzlement of budget funds. The UNM members have assessed this fact as a new phase of persecution of opponents by the government.
Russian helicopters have violated Georgian airspace - several helicopters flew over the Georgian controlled territory from the occupied Tskhinvali Region yesterday and from the occupied Abkhazia today.
President of Georgia paid tribute to the memory of Georgian national hero, Zhiuli Shartava on his 70th anniversary. Giorgi Margvelashvili announced at the memorial today that by commemorating Zhiuli Shartava, he was also paying tribute to all, who fell in the tragedy of Abkhazia.
Today the first National Hero of independent Georgia – Zhiuli Shartava would become 70 years old. Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili together with Defence Minister Irakli Alasania, other members of Georgian Government and MPs paid a tribute to the memory of Zhiuli Shartava at Saburtalo Pantheon.
Two tourists were killed, two others are missing and only one of the crew survived in an avalanche in Ushguli. The survived tourist contacted the rescue service for help in Ushguli. Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia has already confirmed the report about the death of tourists.
Interpol is considering the request of the Ukraine`s government to issue an arrest warrant for ousted president Viktor Yanukovych. The international organization has received an official letter from the Ukraine`s government and will publish the order warrant on its website soon.