The representative of president in Shida Qartli region, Lado Vardzelashvili was arrested at the gate of Gori. Russian generals did not clarify the reason, although did not let him to enter the city for a while. The MPs Gigi Tsereteli, Lasha Zvania and Petre Tsiskarishvili left for Gori to monitor the situation on spot. They will report later over humanitarian situation in the city.
Meanwhile, the union of techers of Georgia organized the protest rally near Igoeti, demanding immediate wiothdrawal of the Russian occupational forces from the territory of Georgia.