While appearing at an extraordinary session of parliament on Thursday, Georgian Interior Minister Kakha Targamadze announced that he was resigning. The session discussed free speech in the country after a recent attempt by special services to search the offices of the television company, Rustavi-2. The minister of state security, Vaktang Kutateladze, left his post yesterday. Parliamentary speaker Zurab Zhvaniya announced on Thursday his intention to step down, if Targamadze resigned.
Ukrainian tanks attacked two border regions of Russia at a time. The tanks shelled Russia's Bryansk and Belgorod regions on Sunday, December 10