Georgian civil activists, politicians hold solidarity rally for Ukraine

The demonstrators denounced Russia's military buildup near the Ukrainian border.

Photo: Dato Koridze (RFE/RL), 23 Jan 2022 - 18:26, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian civil activists and politicians have held a rally in solidarity with Ukraine outside the Ukrainian Embassy in Tbilisi earlier today.

The demonstrators expressed their support for the Ukrainian people, denouncing Russia's military buildup near the border of Ukraine.

Droa opposition party leader Elene Khoshtaria said that the rally was organised in order to "let the world know" that Russia's current actions are unacceptable to Georgia.

Ukrainian and Belarusian citizens reportedly attended the solidarity rally as well.