Buba Kikabidze Advises Russian Journalists to Find Out Who Bruised Putin’s Face
08 February, 2011

Georgian singer and artist Buba Kikabidze advises Russian journalists to find out why Putin had bruised face on his visit to Kiev and who did it instead of speaking of Saakashvili chewing a tie .
Buba Kikabidze told about it to Russian edition Sobesednik. Kikabidze said that Saakashvili is president of his country, he supported him in the elections and it doesn’t matter that Saakashvili was chewing a tie.
“I will start chewing a tie now, what about it? He was

probably nervous. Russian press speculates on the theme and they write nothing about why Putin had a black eye when he visited Kiev”, Kikabidze said.
Kikabidze asks “Who beat Putin? Russian citizens must know who was in charge of the bruise on the face of their Prime Minister.
‘As citizen of Georgia, I voted for Saakashvili and I like what he is dong in our country. Come to Tbilisi and you’ll be convinced that Georgia is turned into oasis today. The young man wants to turn Georgia into a civilized, European country. Reform was carried out in school. Group of drug dealers was arrested a while ago. President declared the next day to buy personal computers to the first grade pupils with the confiscated money”, Kikabidze said.
The singer says that he is a persona non-grata in Russia. He is thankful for he was supported by Mikheil Kazakov, Oleg Basilashvili and Valeri Meladze during Russian-Georgian war, who offered him to live with them as a guest, but Kikabidze didn’t do it as they would have problems in Russia.
Kikabidze says that Russians considered Estonians were enemies before Georgians, now it’s time to make Belarus enemy. He says that 50% of his repertoire is in Russian. ‘Two years ago I almost lost my job, as my main income was on Russian stage. The case is not only money, but Russians know how to listen as nobody else. I hate this, but I deliberately refused to visit your country”, he said.
Kikabidze asks: “How can a Georgian be enemy to a Russian?” he explains that his father died in 1942 Kerch fights and if he were alive, he would be ashamed.
 

 

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