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  • **FILE** Mikhail Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, speaks March 6, 2014, to a pro-Ukraine rally while walking through Dublin on his way to the convention center. Saakashvili arrived to participate in the European People's Party Congress. About 2,000 delegates gathered at Dublin to attend the congress. (Associated Press)

    Ex-Georgian leader warns: Putin won't stop at Ukraine

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former two-term president of Georgia who now serves as a leader of the United National Movement Party, said in a column for a U.K. newspaper that Russian President Vladimir Putin's aggression against the Ukraine is far from over.


  • Illustration by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    LOZANSKY: Toward a new pragmatism on Russia

    Promotion of democracy is widely known to have become one of the main instruments of U.S. foreign policy. On closer examination of this policy, certain fairly awkward questions arise, such as, does this policy serve America well? Is it really good for the countries on the receiving end?


  • Embassy Row: Nothing to smile at

    The U.S. ambassador to the former Soviet republic of Georgia is a seasoned diplomat who served in dangerous outposts such as Afghanistan and frozen ones such as the Arctic.


  • Embassy Row: Caesar salad days

    The ambassador from the former Soviet republic of Georgia is tired and frustrated after only a year in Washington.


  • COFFEY: Saakashvili legacy – Founding father of democratic Georgia

    Georgia's recent parliamentary elections proved surprising to many. The ruling United National Movement Party, led by President Mikhail Saakashvili, lost its majority.


  • Bidzina Ivanishvili

    Georgian president concedes

    Western-oriented President Mikheil Saakashvili on Tuesday conceded defeat in parliamentary elections, acknowledging the victory of a coalition led by an eccentric billionaire he has accused of being a Russian puppet.


  • Opposition supporters react during a rally on the central square in Tbilisi Georgia, Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. (AP Photo / Efrem Lukatsky)

    Georgian president concedes his party lost

    President Mikhail Saakashvili on Tuesday conceded that his party lost Georgia's parliamentary election, defying the opposition's expectations that he would cling to power at all costs and preserving his legacy as a pro-Western leader who brought democracy to the former Soviet republic.


  • Georgian opposition leader Bidzina Ivanishvili, the nation's richest man, speaks to the media at press conference in Tbilisi, Georgia, on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, after his party won the right in parliamentary elections to form a government. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

    Georgian president concedes defeat in parliamentary elections

    Western-oriented President Mikheil Saakashvili on Tuesday conceded defeat in parliamentary elections, acknowledging the victory of a coalition led by an eccentric billionaire he has accused of being a Russian puppet.


  • Georgians vote in the parliamentary election at a polling station in Tbilisi, Georgia, on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Georgy Abdaladze)

    Georgia's president, opposition both claim victory

    Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili and the opposition both claimed victory Monday in a parliamentary election that is crucial to determining the future direction of this former Soviet republic.


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