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The President of Russia Vladimir Putin commented on the possibility of introduction of sanctions against Georgia amid increasing anti-Russian sentiment in Tbilisi. About it reports “RIA Novosti” on Tuesday, July 9.
“I wouldn’t do it out of respect for the Georgian people,” he said.
The Russian leader also did not consider the criminal case against the journalist of “Rustavi 2” about the insult of the government. “A lot of credit, he’s rolling on,” he said.
July 7 during the live broadcast the journalist Giorgi Gabunia, is obscenely expressed to Putin, in particular, called him “stinky occupier”.
The behavior of the presenter strongly condemned not only in Russia but also in Georgia. So, the President of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili appealed to Moscow with a request to respond to “provocation by radical forces”.
Meanwhile in the state Duma wants to impose sanctions against Georgia, and the Federation Council, talking about the death penalty for the Georgians.
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