by Emil Adelkhanov-Steinberg TBILISI-In a city with almost no electricity, nights are usually quite still. The night of 9 February in Tbilisi was not: grenades were shot at President Eduard Shevardnadze’s armored Mercedes while he was returning to his residence. The president was uninjured, but it looked like a narrow escape. Two of his bodyguards […]

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