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Posted inCaucasus, Regions

Saakashvili’s New Year’s Headache

12 January 2004A regional authoritarian could prove to be the new president’s first major challenge. With over 96 percent support in Georgia’s 4 January presidential election, president-elect Mikheil Saakashvili has good reason to give a festive welcome to the new year. But as the celebrations fade, the hangover of the country’s grim situation looms large: […]