Georgia

President of Georgia sympathises with protesters anger

President of Georgia sympathises with protesters anger at visit of Russian MP
The President of Georgia, Salomé Zourabichvili, says she sympathises with protesters, angry at the visit of a Russian MP to the Georgian parliament in Tbilisi. Emotions remain raw, eleven years after Georgia fought and lost a short war with Russia over the breakaway Georgian territory of South Ossetia. 

(Photo: Protesters clash with riot police during a mass rally in front of the Parliament building in Tbilisi, Georgia on 20 June 2019. Credit: EPA)