The query “saakashvili died” jumped in search trends on July 3, 2023.
Netizens are checking the information on whether former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili is dead.
Most of these requests come from Belarus.
On July 3, 2023, photos and videos of Mikheil Saakashvili, who is imprisoned in Georgia, went viral on social networks, showing how his appearance changed, and how much he lost weight.
This photo and video were taken from the video broadcast of the court session in the politician’s case.
Official news about Mikheil Saakashvili appears on his Facebook page.
“I showed my physical condition not so that someone would take pity on me, but in order to expose the lies of the Putinists,” Mikhail Saakashvili commented on his photos and videos on July 3, 2023.
“I want to answer one of the negotiators of the oligarchs: I do not intend to die, but I am not afraid either. I will live for Georgia, for Ukraine!” he added.
He is now 55 years old.
Saakashvili’s doctors claim that his health deteriorated greatly in prison.
There is no official news that Saakashvili has died as of the morning of July 4, 2023.