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Poll: Saakashvili most influential person in Georgia

By M. Alkhazashvili
Tuesday, June 17
President Mikheil Saakashvili is the most influential person in Georgia, according to an informal poll conducted by the newspaper Kviris Palitra.

A total of 524 people were interviewed. They were asked to rank a list of eight choices in descending order of influence in Georgian society.

A second question was put to 447 respondents: Is freedom of speech in Georgia under threat?