On February 25, Georgia marks ‘Sovietization Day’. Introduced in the early 1990s, the holiday has recently acquired a slightly different sense.
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whitewash the same way as baltics, as well as the entire hypocritical west=waste on the preparation and appeasing of Germans when they could sacrifice us.
Ge orgia breaks free of the Mongols, Ottomans & Persians in 1762 after 5 centuries of domination, and accepts Russian protection soon after. Then 100+ years later, Georgia breaks away from Russia May 1918 following the chaos of the Russian Revolution, then immediately attacks Armenia to steal their territory. Feb 1921 the Bolshevik army show up to take Georgia back, and installs a Georgian Bolshevik to run the place (Filipp Makharadze) while another Georgian (Ioseb Jughashvili aka Joesef Stalin) becomes General Secretary of the CPSU.
Georgian agitprop about "Sovietization" is a simplistic distortion of actual events...
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