19 January 2022,   01:41
31 years since April 9 tragedy in Tbilis

31 years have passed since April 9, 1989 tragedy.

On April 9, 1989, 21 people were tragically killed as Soviet troops attacked peaceful protesters in the center of Tbilisi, on Rustaveli Avenue.

The military units of the Soviet Union raided a peaceful protest rally. 21 innocent people died, mostly women, including school children. Apart from those killed, up to 2000 demonstrators were poisoned by unidentified chemical substances.