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February 9, 2023

Implications of Georgia’s Democratic Backsliding¬†

On Monday, February 6, Georgia’s court rejected the release of their former president Mikheil Saakashvili. Saakashvili is a tragic hero in Georgian history, but he is mostly remembered for attempting to transform Georgia from a post-Soviet state into a liberal democracy. After coming to power following the Rose Revolution in 2003, Saakashvili rapidly perused policies to...