The head of government of the Georgian separatist region of South Ossetia, Erik Pujayev, presented his resignation this Friday in full protests against his management that originated in the territory.
“Today I was in the square (of Tskhinvali). I heard people singing that the government is resigning. I am making this decision,” said Pujayev in a message to the citizens in which he thanked the President of South Ossetia for his work. Anatoly Bibilov, according to the Russian news agency Sputnik.
On the same Friday a protest broke out in Tskhinvali Square demanding the resignation of the government and an investigation into the death of Ilan Dzhabiev in a makeshift detention center.
Dzhabiev was arrested on August 27 as one of the suspects in the attack on the country’s interior minister, Igor Naniev, who was suspended by the president on Friday.