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Foreign press
Margvelashvili refuses to move to residence built for Saakashvili
The new Georgian authorities are undecided so far about the future of the luxury presidential palace built by President Mikheil Saakashvili in Tbilisi for over $200 million.
Margvelashvili: Vilnius Eastern Partnership summit historical for Georgia
The Vilnius summit of the Eastern Partnership is historical for Georgia and we can hope that the Association Agreement with the European Union will be signed during this year, newly appointed Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili told journalists on Monday.
Georgia PM names loyalist minister as successor
Billionaire Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili on Saturday picked his 31-year-old minister and protege to replace him as prime minister as the state makes the transition to a parliamentary republic.
Georgia: Where Now for the National Movement?
In the end it was all rather comfortable. The favorite, Giorgi Margvelashvili, won the presidential election in Georgia with 62 percent of the vote.
Georgia's Saakashvili
Wall Street Journal editors call him "Georgia's Washington." Turning truth on its head is official editorial policy. More on how they reinvented a first class thug below.
The Wall Street Journal: Still Cheerleading for Saakashvili
The Wall Street Journal‘s European edition does its best to whitewash Saakashvili’s record as he leaves office:
Saakashvili oversaw a democratic transition in Putin's backyard.
Perhaps only a fellow member of the former president's club can appreciate Mikheil Saakashvili's pain. Georgia's president is leaving power in Tbilisi unpopular and unappreciated, but we think history will be a kinder judge.
Georgia: Another Messiah
Georgia lost control of the ethnic minority regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia under his rule, and he ended up shooting himself when surrounded by hostile militia troops.
The Economist and Saakashvili’s “Legacy”
The Economist‘s report on the end of Saakashvili’s tenure is typical in its inability to fully acknowledge the flaws of his government:

He [Ivanishvili] came to office with a pledge to undo the reformist machine run by Mr Saakashvili that, in the vigour and stubbornness of its later years, began to tilt towards autocracy.