Georgian Ministry of Defense (MOD) unveils second locally produced military vehicle – Lazika. The presentation of an infantry combat vehicle took place today at the Vaziani military base. “The Georgian President and Defence Minister drove a few kilometers in a new armored vehicle along with military servicemen. ” – says the official website of MOD.
With Russian soldiers in Georgia’s breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, a group of Forum.ge users proposed to mark the Defender of the Fartherland Day on February 23 by posting anti-occupation comments on Dmitry Medvedev’s Facebook page.
Cyxymu (Georgian blogger who was a target of series of attacks on social networking sites Facebook, Google Blogger, LiveJournal and Twitter, taking the latter offline for two hours on August 7, 2009) posted a photo about this campaign on Facebook that got attention of many Georgians. More than 200 Facebook users started to post comments and they still keep doing it:
“Дмитрий Анатольевич, я требую вывода российских оккупационных войск из Грузии!”
“Dmitry Anatolyevich I demand to withdraw Russian occupational forces from Georgia!” (more…)