Tuesday, 29.07.14
+23.2°
Home|News|Programs|About us|Contact us|Advertisement on Rustavi 2|Club
Politics|Economics|Criminal|Sport|Culture | |

July 2014

S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1 
2 
3 
4 
5 
6 
7 
8 
9 
10 
11 
12 
13 
14 
15 
16 
17 
18 
19 
20 
21 
22 
23 
24 
25 
26 
27 
28 
29 
30 
31 





You are visitor number:


TOP.GE
enlarge photo

Scandalous letter by English teacher of the Ivanishvilis

08.02.12 20:51

"Life with Bidzina Ivanishvili, an eye opening and near death experience in Georgia", - the letter has been published by Patrick Downey, who used to work as an English teacher at the Ivanishvilis` in 2007-2008. In the letter the former U.S. citizens tells a lot of details about the family of the Georgian business tycoon and leader of the Georgian Dream Public Movement.

"I had to come to expect the unexpected living with and working for the Ivanishvilis... but being drugged was something I never would have expected in a million years. Not to mention being told blatant lies, and having one of the world`s richest men, who I considered to be a friend, suddenly turn his back on me. Maybe this was out of fear of a confrontation, but probably more was involved, perhaps my Foreign Service background – I had served at the US Embassy in Moscow, and had knowledge of the people Ivanishvili would come to associate with, and the networks of patronage within the political elites of Georgia and Russia.

"Settled in my room in the small apartment building (the "Teachers Home") across the compound in the late hours of September 28, I was startled when Bera called. He told me that Uta had drugged me, as a joke, and that he was sorry - Uta later apologized over the phone to me - and that he, and Ivanishvili`s Assistant Head of Security, would come by shortly to take me to the doctor, who also lived in the compound: a cardiologist named Zviad Matoshvili.

"It was then that I learned from Dr. Matoshvili that I had been given a "twentyfold overdose" of a powerful, prescription-strength laxative (I believe the Ivanishvilis used laxatives as part of their diet/health regime) as a prank, during our "end of summer" celebration, but that Uta and the boys had thought better of it afterward and decided to call the doctor - Matoshvili told me that my condition could have been "very serious" had I not been treated." the letter says.

Bidzina Ivanishvili responded to the letter today saying that it`s evident Patrick Downey is suffering from psychical problems and his letter should not be perceived seriously by journalists.

video clip photos print

MORE NEWS

July 28th is the supposed date of second run-off

16.06.14 13:57

The second run-off of the mayor`s elections in several self-governing cities of Georgia may be held on July 28th - the CEC has reported.More...video clip 

Burjanadze accuses GD of having deal with UNM

16.06.14 12:35

The leader of the Nino Burjanadze - United Opposition election bloc, Nino Burjanadze held a briefing briefly after the polling stations were closed, where she reported the details of the incidents, alleged pressure on their candidates and supporters during the process...More...video clip 

Local government elections were conducted with numerous incidents

16.06.14 12:06

The local government elections were conducted in Georgia on June 15th, but they were not free of incidents. Several facts of pressure, argument, clashes were reported from various regions of Georgia. The activists of the United National Movement were assaulted in several regions.More...video clip 

Next round of international talks to be held in Geneva

16.06.14 11:12

Georgian diplomats have left for Geneva to participate in the next round of the international mediated peace talks on Georgia-Russia relations. The situation in Abkhazia, where the occupant regime has been toppled down...More...video clip 

Vano's Show

Comedy talk-show with famous guests, headlines and others

Comedy Show

Hilarious sketches with amazing performances of your favourite actors!

Horrible murder in Tbilisi

16.06.14 10:59

A horrible murder has occurred in Tbilisi last night- an uncle, who arguably had mental problems, stabbed his three-year old niece with a smooth object and then tried to commit a suicide and inflicted numerous deep injuries on his body. More...video clip 

CEC counts 77% of votes

16.06.14 10:43

The vote count at the Central Election Commission continues. The CEC had counted the votes from 559 of the 729 polling stations in Tbilisi, which is about 77% of votes. According to the CEC:More...video clip 

Disaster affects Ozurget district of Guria Region

13.06.14 14:35

Strong wind and storm has inflicted very serious damage on to the Guria Region of Georgia. Most of the farmers say their harvest has been destroyed. The villages in Ozurgeti, Lanchkhuti and Chokhatauri districts were affected by the wind most of all. More...video clip 

Head of President`s Administration resigns

13.06.14 14:13

The head of the administration of the President has resigned. Lasha Abashidze has confirmed the report and defined that the decision was taken in agreement with the President. More...video clip 


  Full TV Guide
  Top Videos
P.S.: Struggle for Life
P.S.: 10 cases for Mikheil Saakashvili;
P.S.: Pharmacy Narcotics
P.S.: Kazantip in Anaklia

   
 

© 1994-2014 Rustavi 2 Broadcasting Company