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Saakashvili Delivers Last Presidential Address Amid Growing Crisis


Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has delivered his last annual address in office amid a growing political crisis that forced him to change the venue and time of his speech. Earlier, hundreds of protesters gathered outside of the Georgian National Library in Tbilisi in an attempt to block the president from entering the building. Speaking near the library, deputy Giorgy Baramidze said that the protests had been masterminded by Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili and his supporters. Reuters video


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