In the beating of the Russian pilot-paraglider Fedora Chelysheva in the Georgian village of Gudauri has a business background. About it Kommersant representative interior Ministry Georgia Anano, Barabadze.
She said that the reason attacks Chelysheva was the “confrontation of two business groups dealing with rental gliders for tourists”. “One group consists of local residents, and another — the Russians and Ukrainians”, — said Baramidze.
the Representative of the Georgian interior Ministry added that along with Chelysheva was his friend — a Ukrainian. Information about whether he got hurt, Barabadze not provided, but assured that “all the guilty will be punished”.
“Kommersant” also indicates that caused on the scene, the police did not intervene, the attackers shouted anti-Russian and xenophobic slogans.
Director of the company “Atlantis”, which deals with rental gliders, said that this is not the first time. According to him, shortly before beating Chelysheva, in Gudauri there was a conflict between the Georgian paragliders and a group of pilots from Russia and Ukraine.
“the Company “Atlantis” runs officially engaged in paragliding. We have leased the land where we fly. Close to the local population, looking at us, I decided to learn to fly and paragliding… They don’t want us to work on their land. They say: “This is just our land, and we only can work here”. They are not registered”, — said Anatoly mykhailuta “Sputnik Georgia”.
According to him, the conflict occurred because of envy, as the company has customers and the money they earn. “Yesterday [the Georgian paragliders] right when customers came to the start and began to interfere with our work gathered a lot of people started the conflict, and then 20 people attacked two pilots,” — said mykhailuta.
was Beaten up and the campsite that were trying to take the fight on video. “We called the police, the police came and the second time a fight broke out with the police, but the police are unable to separate them. Yesterday we together with the police went there and then all night writing statements,” said mykhailuta.