Saakashvili's girlfriend Yelizaveta Yasko: the ex-president of Georgia has a brain damaged after a hunger strike Saakashvili Yelizaveta Yasko said that after the hunger strike his brain was damaged. “Strana.ua” reports about this on Monday, November 22.
Yasko spoke about Saakashvili's health after visiting him in a military hospital in Gori.
“A week ago we it was said that his condition was critical, but even then he was strong. Today I did not see these forces. The symptoms that we heard about, that the internal organs and the brain are damaged, are very scary, ”she said. Yasko added that Saakashvili is “holding on” morally and remains “in a fighting spirit.” This happened after he was transferred from a prison hospital in Tbilisi to a military hospital in Gori. Saakashvili's personal doctor Nikoloz Kipshidze said that the politician will need several months to fully recover.
Mikhail Saakashvili was detained in Georgia on October 1. He returned to the country after eight years in exile to take part in the protests. Previously, he was sentenced in absentia to six years in prison for the murder of a banker and beating of a deputy.