In Simferopol, the students burned an effigy of Saakashvili

In Simferopol, the students held a protest against the demolition of Memorial glory in Kutaisi, in the course of which was publicly burned an effigy of President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, the Echo of Moscow “.

It was reported earlier that the Georgian opposition to hold a December 21 protest against the unacceptable actions of the authorities to dismantle and explosion Memorial fame. It will bring together leaders of major opposition parties, who come from Tbilisi to Kutaisi.

Before the explosion of one of the leaders of the opposition, ex-mayor of Kutaisi Temur Shashiashvili urged the public “to speak against the dismantling of the memorial and to compel the authorities to reverse this decision.”

After the explosion Saakashvili dismissed the governor of Imereti region Mikhail Chogovadze in connection with the tragedy in Kutaisi, where with the dismantling of the monument, killing two people.

The tragedy occurred because of the fact that during the disassembly does not fully complied with safety standards. According to data from different sources, the explosion of reinforced concrete construction of the memorial, killing two people: the fragments of concrete fell is 300 meters away a woman and her 8-year-old daughter.

20 December 2009 | burned, saakashvili, scarecrow, simferopol, students

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