The Russian foreign Ministry advised Russians in Georgia to stay away from mass events in connection with the parliamentary elections
Situation and crisis management centre (DSCC) of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation allegorical advised located in Georgia compatriots to stay away from venues of mass political events in connection with the upcoming in the country’s parliamentary elections.
“October 8, the country held parliamentary elections; tourists are advised to avoid venues of mass polit. activities”, – stated in the message on his page DSCC in Twitter.
Earlier in the day, the permanent representative of the United Nations in Georgia Niels Cattle said at a press conference in Tbilisi that “the pre-election situation in Georgia was a model, but in recent days it has escalated,” says “Interfax”.
“We and other international organizations in Georgia condemn any manifestation of violence”, – stressed Cattle, commenting on the assassination attempt on former defense Minister Irakli Okruashvili and undermining the car of the Deputy of the Georgian Parliament from the former ruling party “United national movement” (UNM) Givi Targamadze in absentia arrested in Russia on “swamp case”.
Targamadze is one of the leaders of the UNM, led by former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, who currently holds the position of Governor of the Odessa region of Ukraine, while at home he was declared wanted and charged with several crimes.
And on the days the state security Service of the country (SGB) initiated a criminal case of conspiracy to overthrow or seizure of power after the Internet has spread audio recordings allegedly Saakashvili talks with colleagues at UNM, during which they discussed the revolutionary scenario of developments in Georgia. As reported in the GBS, will be questioned all persons involved in this conversation, wrote “Rosbalt”.
Saakashvili himself called the recording “incompetent installation”, in which former Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili, the founder and sponsor of the ruling party “Georgian dream” wants to avoid its inevitable defeat in the elections.
In addition, on the eve of the appearance of this record, one of the members of the NGO “Free zone”, which is considered the “child” structure of the UNM, said that Saakashvili’s party through this NGO is going to organize after the election, large-scale protests, to force people to take to the streets and block state institutions. In the NGO denied this information, but its members were invited for questioning by the security forces.
Ahead of parliamentary elections in Georgia, the country’s top officials regularly informs the public about the plans of Saakashvili to destabilize the situation, and the interior Ministry said the enhanced security measures before the elections and on the voting day. For this purpose, special groups of police that will “prevent any provocations and attempts to destabilize the situation,” reads the publication.
In the next parliamentary elections in Georgia on October 8 to elect 150 MPs: 77 according to party lists and 73 single-seat districts. The party, which according to the results of the election gets the majority of seats in Parliament, will have the right to propose a candidate for Prime Minister and form a government.