Georgia's Rose Revolution

@article{Fairbanks2004GeorgiasRR,
  title={Georgia's Rose Revolution},
  author={Charles H. Fairbanks},
  journal={Journal of Democracy},
  year={2004},
  volume={15},
  pages={110 - 124}
}
The reign of strongman presidents and the routine use of electoral fraud and manipulation have produced widespread apathy, resignation, and cynicism about the prospects for democracy in the Caucasus. In the fall of 2003, these trends dominated the presidential elections in Armenia and Azerbaijan, as well as the parliamentary elections in Georgia. But shortly after the elections, a brief and nonviolent series of mass protests in Tbilisi—the so-called Revolution of the Roses—forced Georgian… Expand
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