The ideas, which they want to introduce in Georgia, are absolutely unacceptable, but it is very unfortunate that the Georgian clergymen acted impolite, Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II said at the Trinity Cathedral.
The U.S. Embassy is carefully observing the investigation of the 17 May developments as well as the trial of former high officials, the U.S. Acting Ambassador Bridget Brink told journalists.
The Prosecutor’s Office has demanded imprisonment of Vano Merabishvili and Zurab Chiaberashvili.
The representatives of the Prosecutor’s Office said
Tako Salakaia will be in Georgia in a few hours, Vano Merabishvili said at the trial ongoing in the Kutaisi City Court.
Vano Merabishvili’s wife Tamar Salakaia has left Georgia. According to a representative of the Prosecutor’s Office,
President Mikheil Saakashvili calls the detention of Vano Merabishvili and Zurab Chiaberashvili a trial of the nearest history.
Vano Merabishvili and Zurab Chiaberashvili do not plead guilty, an InterpressNews correspondent reports from Kutaisi. The detainees made the above-mentioned statement at the trial.
A Verbal confrontation has taken place between the members of the National Movement and the demonstrators in front of the Kutaisi City Courthouse.
Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili welcomes the statement from EU High Representative Catherine Ashton and Commissioner Štefan Füle. According to the PM’s statement, the fact that the EU high officials
Spokespersons for High Representative Catherine Ashton and Commissioner Štefan Füle have spread a statement on the arrests of former Prime Minister of Georgia and the former Georgian Health Minister, current governor of Kakheti, Zurab Chiaberashvili.
Secretary General of the National Movement Vano Merabishvili and Kakheti Governor Zurab Chiaberashvili
Security has been stepped up around the Kutaisi City Courthouse. Dozens of police officers are mobilized
Former political prisoners are holding a rally against National Movement Secretary General Vano Merabishvili
A rally in support of National Movement Secretary General Vano Merabishvili and Kakheti Governor Zurab Chiaberashvili
Vano Merabishvili terms the charges against him as ‘funny’, his lawyer Giorgi Chiviashvili told journalists. According to his lawyer, 3000 people were questioned with regard to Merabishvili’s case.
Vano Merabishvili, the National Movement Secretary-General, can register as a Presidential candidate
Two allies of the Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili were arrested and charged with embezzlement and abuse of office Tuesday, and Georgia's Prime Minister hinted that Mr. Saakashvili may also be prosecuted in connection
President Mikheil Saakashvili does not know how to set bail for Secretary General of National Movement