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Progress in Georgia hampered by its neighbour to the north

The contrast between Georgia in 1994 and this year is vast. In early post-independence Georgia the then President Shevardnadze – who died in July – controlled only a few streets in the capital Tbilisi, whilst a variety of police, mafia and other local strongmen ran small fiefdoms in the rest of the country.

The contrast between Georgia in 1994 and this year is vast. In early post-independence Georgia the then President Shevardnadze – who died in July – controlled only a few streets in the capital Tbilisi, whilst a variety of police, mafia and other local strongmen ran small fiefdoms in the rest of the country.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM