Moscow. June 10th. INTERFAX.RU – Residents of the city of Gudauri, where, because of the incident on the eve of the conflict between Georgian and foreign paraglider pilots, the police detained four people, blocked the traffic on the road Mtskheta-Stepantsminda-Lars, the Georgian media reported on Sunday.
On the track formed a kilometer queue. Protesters demand to release the four Georgian paragliders, summoned to the police for questioning and detained.
Meanwhile, according to the Georgian Interior Ministry, “the investigation established that the detainees on June 9 in the Gudauri settlement in the territory adjacent to the Bidar Hotel inflicted physical abuse on Russian citizens Fedor Chelyshev and Sergey Dementyev and damaged their cars.”
Earlier it was reported that the conflict between the Georgian pilots and a group of paragliders from Russia and Ukraine turned into a fight, during which was beaten Chelyshev. When he and the others were driven from the site to launch the paraglider, stones flew into their cars.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia instituted proceedings immediately on two counts (“violence” and damage to someone else’s property), which provides for punishment of up to three years of imprisonment.
Mtskheta-Stepantsminda-Lars (Georgian Military Road) is currently the only overland route linking Russia not only to Georgia, but also to Armenia.