Danish artist created illustrations on current events in Georgia
02 July, 2019
Danish artist created illustrations on current events in Georgia
Livija Viksna is a Danish/Latvian illustrator based in Tbilisi. She has recently created illustrations on current events taken place in Georgia. The illustrations can be found on her official Facebook page.
Livija Viksna
“Tbilisi, Georgia last night:

“Russian MP Sergey Gavrilov, a member of the Communist Party, was visiting Georgia together with colleagues to participate in the 26th General Inter-Parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy. Gavrilov addressed MPs in Russian from the chairperson’s tribune and sat in his chair, triggering protests from opposition politicians.
Livija Viksna
On
Thursday afternoon, the assembly session was canceled and Gavrilov was escorted out of the parliament as protesters gathered outside the parliament building. Gavrilov left Georgia warning that ‘negotiations on humanitarian-economic issues between the two countries may fail’ due to the incident.”

Within a few hours, 10.000 people had gathered in front of the parliament. The demonstration turned violent as demonstrators and riot police clashed. The police were firing rubber bullets and teargas at the demonstrators. It is reported that 240 people were hospitalized and among those were at least 2 people who lost an eye.
Livija Viksna
This evening there is planned another demonstration, which is expected to be even bigger than last nights’ demonstration,” reads the post attached to her illustrations on Facebook.

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