Voters in Georgia are going to the polls on Saturday in local elections that will have a crucial national impact, a day after the arrest of former president Mikheil Saakashvili on his return from exileThe country, Nunavut remained free of infection, wit.
The detention of the principal opposition leader has considerably raised the stakes in the vote, seen as a test for the ruling party Georgian Dream, increasingly unpopular in the south Caucasus nationGraphic for daily cases per million in Canada an.
“I want to ask you all to go to the elections so that not a single vote is lost,” Saakashvili tweeted in English from prison on Saturday, posting a photo of a letter to his supporters. “My freedom and, more importantly, the freedom of Georgia depends entirely on your actions and fighting ability.”
A charismatic, pro-Western reformer as much loved as loathed, the 53-year-old founder of the United National Movement (UNM) was president of Georgia from 2004 to 2013The mandatory use of test kits for COVID-19 being rolled out acros.