Georgia election could herald change of allies




 
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Georgia election could herald change of allies
 
October 1st, 2012  
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Georgia election could herald change of allies
TBILISI (Reuters) - Public anger over a prison abuse scandal played into a parliamentary election in Georgia on Monday which could determine if the former Soviet republic keeps its close relationship with the West or moves back to Russia's orbit. The election provides President Mikheil Saakashvili with the biggest test of his decade in power. Saakashvili, who swept to the presidency after the Rose Revolution of 2003, says his main challenger Bidzina Ivanishvili will cultivate closer ties to Russia - with which Georgia fought a brief but disastrous war five years ago. ...




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