Revolution In Georgia

Opponents of Georgian President Eduaerd Shevardnadze have stormed the Georgian Parliament building and forced the President to flee. Developing…

UPDATE: Georgian Interior Minister Koba Narchemashvili is vowing to strictly enforce the state of emergency in the capital city of Tbilisi. Parliamentary speaker Nino Burdzhanadze is declaring herself acting President. Opposition leader Mikhail Saakashvili has said that he would allow Shevardnadze to remain is he calls a new Presidential election.

At issue in this conflict are the results of the recent parliamentary elections, which the opposition claims had been rigged by Shevardnadze. Foreign and US State Department observers had also believed that he elections had been tampered with.

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  1. every georgian who lives in foreign countries is full of hapyness and hope that everything will go smooth,wrighte,like in democratic and constitution countries for the best future of georgia and georgian people,and we will help from here as much as we can.god bless this velvet revolution of roses,god bless georgia and our you sakartvelo and kartvelebo.

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