The daughter of the assassinated academician and scientist Guram Sharadze has held meeting with the Chief Prosecutor and his deputy, who provided her with the details of the beginning of the investigation. Rusudan Sharadze says she is optimistic about the investigation, saying the prosecutor and his deputy reported such details that only a person well-aware of the case could talk about it. The senior law enforcers pledged to provide her with the information about the progress in the investigation permanently. Georgian Prime Minister took the case under his personal control. The detectives will soon start interrogations of the witnesses. `The chief prosecutor and his deputy told me such details that I rule out they have not looked into the case. Now they should first of all start the investigation and I believe it will be effective, because there are very many witnesses and evidences in the case of my father`s murder,` Rusudan Sharadze.
The autumn session of the parliament of Georgia opens with a meeting of the bureau, this time in Tbilisi. The Tbilisi office of the parliament was reconstructed and the lawmakers have moved from Kutaisi to the capital, however, the parliament speaker says the major sessions will be held in Kutaisi office sometimes.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has slammed the NATO Secretary General for his statements made on Ukraine`s crisis. Lavrov says that the statements made by Rasmussen on Ukraine`s crisis mostly exceed his competence.
Russia plans to alter its military strategy - deputy secretary of Russia Security Council Mikheil Popov has said. Popov defined that the developments in Ukraine and NATO`s presence in Eastern Europe, as well as its anti-missile defence plan makes Russia change the military doctrine and make it more precise.
Four convicts at the Kutaisi prison have gone on hunger strike. Reportedly, one of them has even sewed his mouth and eyes in protest. The protestors call for the prosecutor`s office to revise their cases, asserting they are not guilty in the crimes, for which they were convicted.
Three peaceful residents of the Shida Kartli Region, who were arrested last week by the Russian occupants for alleged crossing of the so-called border line of the occupied Tskhinvali Region, have been released today.