Georgia/Russia: Saakashvili's candidate

The president of Georgia speaks at a rally in Tbilisi, flanked by the presidents of Poland and Ukraine (the three Baltic countries’ leaders were there too), and quotes John McCain:

I should also note this communiqué on the Georgia Young Lawyers’ Association website, signed by more than a dozen NGOs that have often been sharply critical of the Saakashvili regime. Those fights are or another day; today, they call on “the World democratic community to take quick and effective measures to stop violence in Georgia.”

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