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Russia and Eurasia: October 2004

Georgia's Rose Revolution

By: Lincoln Mitchell

Description: "The Rose Revolution represented a victory not only for the Georgian people but for democracy globally. [It] . . . demonstrated that, by aggressively contesting elections, exercising basic freedoms of speech and assembly, and applying smart strategic thinking, a democratic opposition can defeat a weak semi-democratic kleptocracy."

Volume: 103
Issue: 675
Page: 342

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