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Vladimir Arutyunian

Vladimir ArutyunianBorn: 12-Mar-1978
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Occupation: Assassin

Nationality: Georgia
Executive summary: Threw a grenade at George W. Bush

On 10 May 2005, during a rally at which U.S. president George W. Bush and Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili were speaking, Arutyunian threw a live grenade at the stage, though the grenade did not detonate. Arutyunian was apprehended following a shoot-out in his apartment on 20 July 2005, in which he killed Zurab Kvlividze, head of the Anti-Terrorist Department of the Georgian Interior Ministry, and was shot three times in the legs. He was sentenced to life imprisonment on 12 January 2006.

Father: (d.)
Mother: Angela

    Shot by Police 20-Jul-2005
    Murder 20-Jul-2005
    Armenian Ancestry

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