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'Occupiers Not Welcome': Anger With Russia Drives Ongoing Protests In Tbilisi

Protesters spent the night of June 21-22 in the streets of the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, demanding the resignations of top officials and the release of activists detained earlier. The protests erupted after a visiting Russian lawmaker addressed a meeting in parliament from the speaker's chair, touching a nerve in a country where Russian forces remain stationed in two breakaway regions.

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Amos Chapple

Amos Chapple is a New Zealand-born photographer and picture researcher with a particular interest in the former U.S.S.R.

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