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Georgian Opposition Figure Shot Dead

(RFE/RL) May 21, 2007 -- A Georgian opposition figure has been shot and killed in the capital, Tbilisi.

Sixty-seven-year-old Guram Sharadze was a former member of parliament and the leader of the nationalist Language, Motherland, and Faith political movement.

Police have detained a suspect in the May 20 killing. There is no information on a possible motive.

(AFP, Interpress, GHN)

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