Election in Georgia A Battle between Dictators and Dreamers

Parliamentary elections in the small Caucasus nation of Georgia will be held on Monday. President Saakashvili is waging a desperate effort against rivals who accuse him of behaving like a dictator. But he says his billionaire main opponent is nothing but a straw man for Putin.
President Mikheil Saakashvili is facing increased pressure in Georgia.

President Mikheil Saakashvili is facing increased pressure in Georgia.

Foto: DAVID MDZINARISHVILI/ REUTERS
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan