Gruzie po revoluci růží: vzestup a pád Micheila Saakašviliho.

Giorgi Kanashvili, Emil Souleimanov, Tomáš Šmíd

Abstract


Georgia after the Rose Revolution: The Rise and Fall of Mikheil Saakashvili.

The article seeks to analyze key domestic and foreign policy issues in post-Soviet Georgia following the inauguration of the current president Mikheil Saakashvili. The authors discuss the confluence of internal and external factors in determining the country’s development in the wake of the Rose Revolution in 2003. Special attention is given to the internal turmoil of 2007 and 2008, when the Saakashvili administration faced a mounting challenge from the opposition in the form of street protests. The military conflict in South Ossetia between Moscow and Tbilisi in August 2008 is also explored. Finally, the authors discuss the fallout of the August war for Georgia in general and the Saakashvili regime in particular.

Keywords: Georgia, Russia, Rose Revolution, Abkhazia, South Ossetia


Full Text:

PDF

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.




ISSN 1213-4449 (Print)
ISSN 2336-3231 (Online)
 
AUC Studia Territorialia is an open-access journal. The journal and the contributions therein are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited, the use is non-commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.