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Archive | January, 2014

A Gori Affair

At some Kremlin-ordained moment in the late 1930s, a neighbourhood of simple brick houses was demolished in the Georgian city of Gori. One solitary residence was intentionally left standing. Directly from the front door of this unremarkable dwelling, an avenue of parks and trees was constructed, sweeping straight out for a mile or more towards the mud-brown Mtkvari River. Today the… Read the rest →