The Rose Revolution Wilts Georgia Imposes Emergency Rule

Four years ago Mikhail Saakashvili led the Rose Revolution against the authoritarian President Eduard Shevardnadze. Now, as mass protests call for his resignation as president of Georgia, he has imposed emergency rule and accused Russia of fomenting a coup.
Georgian police clash with protestors in Wednesday Tbilisi.

Georgian police clash with protestors in Wednesday Tbilisi.

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