Russia returns citizens from Georgia

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on ensuring the national security of the Russian Federation.

The decree concerns Georgia, the Kremlin’s press service reports.

The President signed a decree “On Certain Measures to Ensure the National Security of the Russian Federation and Protect Citizens of the Russian Federation from Criminal and Other Illegal Actions”.

The President instructed the government to return the citizens of Russia who are in Georgia to the Russian Federation.

Earlier, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev commented on the words of Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili that the Russian side is “responsible” for the protests in Georgia.

Representatives of opposition parties, including supporters of Mikheil Saakashvili, renewed a protest rally in front of the parliament building in central Tbilisi on June 21, demanding this time the resignation of the Interior Minister and the holding of early parliamentary elections.