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Protesters Clash With Riot Police Outside Georgian Parliament Over Russian Lawmaker Visit

WorldNews Friday, 21 June 2019
Protesters Clash With Riot Police Outside Georgian Parliament Over Russian Lawmaker VisitRiot police fired rubber bullets and tear gas after protesters stormed the national parliament building in Tbilisi on Friday morning, according to Yahoo News. The crowd started gathering outside Georgia's parliament to demand the resignation of the legislature's speaker Irakli Kobakhidze. Thousands arrived to voice their objection to the visit of a Russian delegation, ten years after the two nations fought a war which lost Georgia two major territories. Local officials said there were nearly 10,000 demonstrators who gathered when police fired tear gas into the crowd, causing most to disperse. Nearly 3,000 demonstrators regrouped after the protest to continue marching outside the parliament...
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Violent clashes erupt between protesters and police as thousands demonstrate outside the legislative assembly in Tbilisi.

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