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Posted inArticle, Politics and Movements: International

Georgia’s President Concedes Defeat in Parliamentary Election

TBILISI, Georgia — President Mikheil Saakashvili of Georgia conceded defeat in parliamentary elections on Tuesday and declared himself an opposition politician, an extraordinary event in a country whose other post-Soviet leaders have left office under pressure from chanting crowds and the threat of civil war. Mr. Saakashvili, 44, saw his presidency as a mission to […]