Sunday, November 16, 2008

[...] In June 2005, the Rose Revolution in Georgia swept Mikheil Saakashvili to power.

To whoever wrote this footnote to the Condoleezza Rice piece in the New York Times Magazine:

The Rose Revolution in Georgia took place in November 2003, not in June 2005.

1 comment:

  1. FYI

    22 November 2003

    * In Tbilisi, Georgia, opponents of President Eduard Shevardnadze seize the parliament building and demand the president's resignation. Opposition leader Mikhail Saakashvili vows to "trample" the country's leadership following unrest over disputed election results. Shevardnadze denounces what he calls an attempted coup and declares a state of emergency. [326]

    November 2003