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The Billionaire Challenging for Georgia's Throne

Leo Cendrowicz | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK Politics
Leo Cendrowicz

From Silvio Berlusconi to Mitt Romney, plutocrats are nothing new in politics, but Ivanishvili gives the practice the post-Soviet, rags-to-riches twist. He insists he is a reluctant politician, but is compelled to enter the arena to fight the "authoritarian" rule of Mikheil Saakashvili, who came to power in the 2003 Rose Revolution.

Kartlis Deda: The Importance of Georgia's Most Famous Woman‏

David J Constable | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
David J Constable

Situated at the strategically important crossroads where Europe meets Asia, there is evidence still that Georgia is emerging from the collapse as a Soviet Union state.