An incident took place at the Inghuri hydroelectric power plant in the area of the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict in Western Georgia this morning. As a result of the incident, electrical power supply has been cut off throughout Georgia. A source in the Fuel and Energy Ministry of Georgia told RBC that power supply had not been restored yet. Water supply has been cut off all over Georgia too. The Fuel and Energy Ministry is holding talks with RAO UES of Russia on importing electrical power.
Representatives of the Israeli Defence Ministry responded to recent reports about the possible delivery of S-300 SAM systems from Russia to Syria. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would destroy those systems
Russia is to start supplying S-300 air defence systems to Syria in the near future. The shipments will be conducted free of charge