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Georgia’s presidential favourite a knitting academic
Giorgi Margvelashvili, who is tipped to become Georgia’s next president, is a little known former philosophy lecturer with a penchant for knitting and is seen as the polar opposite of outgoing flamboyant moderniser Mikheil Saakashvili.
Georgia’s Saakashvili leaves behind chequered legacy
A revolutionary pro-Western moderniser to some and ham-fisted warmonger to others, flamboyant Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili is set to leave office after transforming this tiny ex-Soviet state during a tumultuous decade in charge. Loved or loathed?