Russian occupants detained two citizens of Georgia at the vicinity of the administrative border with Tskhinvali region on 25 November. Residents of the village of Didi Khurvaleti, Gori region, 24-year-old Malkhaz Vanishvili and 28-year-old Gocha Makishvili were missing since Monday.
It was reported that Vanishvili and Makishvili were detained for allegedly crossing the occupation line. The police and the families of the detained citizens were informed about the detainees' whereabouts earlier on Tuesday. According to the occupation regime officials, the detained citizens are currently in Tskhinvali prison.