Confederations Cup: Russia vs Portugal match sold out, says FIFA secretary generalSport April 25, 21:20
Russian diplomat suggests UN should develop strategy to fight fake newsRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 25, 20:16
Putin backs creation of system to promote Russian goods on domestic marketBusiness & Economy April 25, 19:15
OSCE concerned over Russia’s declaring Jehovah’s Witnesses extremist organizationWorld April 25, 19:00
Russia to complete import substitution program for helicopter engines by 2019Military & Defense April 25, 18:39
Government is not going to reject floating ruble rate, Putin saysBusiness & Economy April 25, 18:10
Russian Navy rids itself of dependence on Ukrainian enginesMilitary & Defense April 25, 17:55
Ukraine's refusal to continue military cooperation prompts Russia to create new industriesMilitary & Defense April 25, 17:50
FIFA Secretary General on her mission and expectations from Confederations CupSport April 25, 17:39
If his guilt under these charges is proven, he may face a jail term of five to eight years.
Along with Saakashvili, the prosecutors also issued a resolution to bring to accountability the former Interior Minister Vano Merabishvili, the former Main Prosecutor Zurab Adeishvili, the former Defense Minister, and the former Tbilisi mayor Gigi Ugulava.
The charges against all of them concern the dispersal of a peaceful rally November 7, 2007, an illegal intrusion into the editorial office of Imedi television channel on the same day and criminal offenses committed to misappropriate the property of businessman Arkady Patarkatsishvili.
Investigation this and other cases, in connection with which Saakashvili was summoned to the Main Prosecutor’s Office, is nearing completion, the report said.
March 22, the prosecutors said Saakashvili was featured as a witness in several criminal cased linked to the death of Prime Minister Zurab Zhvania. Also, investigators were suspicious of Saakashvili’s decision to pardon four individuals convicted of murder in 2006.
Saakashvili, who was in the Netherlands at the time, said he had no plans to come to Tbilisi.
July 26, a summons was handed to his mother, who lives in Tbilisi. It said he was supposed to turn up at the Prosecutor’s Office for an interview July 28 as an eyewitness.
Georgian mass media say Saakashvili, now 46, is currently staying in Ukraine where he is an unofficial advisor to the incumbent government.
Saakashvili has been mostly staying in Ukraine in the past six months where he reportedly works as an unofficial adviser to the Ukrainian government.