Sochi is preparing for the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games 2014 - the event will be symbolically start at 20:14 tonight. Representatives of 101 countries will walk on the Olympic Stadium tonight, three Georgian skiers will be among them. Georgia has four athletes in the Olympic team. Figure skater Elene Gedevanishvili will join the team from Canada later.
Locals of the village of Ghurta of Khulo district of Adjara Region are expected to hold a large-scale protest rally. They are urging government to investigate the incident which took place in the village on March 8, 2014.
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.