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Will you join in if the opposition starts street protests?

Thursday, September 18
“This is not the time to oppose the Government. Georgia is still in crisis and anyone calling for rallies and street protests is acting purposefully, playing the Russian game.”
Maria, analyst, 25

“There is no reason at this time to oppose the Government. Saakashvili did his best and war in Tskhinvali was unavoidable, having being delayed several times already, Russia aimed for this and there was no solution, other than war, at this time.”
Goga, serviceman, 45

“The opposition will fail eventually, as no one will go out to demand the resignation of Saakashvili or suchlike as long as he is the only one opposing Russia, a position a great portion of Georgia’s population supports.”
Natia, student, 18

“There will be some who will go out, but I am sure it will not be a significant percentage of the population, the protest will result in almost nothing.”
Sopia, photographer, 34

“I don’t think so. I’m sick and tired of all these protest actions. They have brought nothing good to Georgia.”
Rezo, waiter, 26

“It depends what the demands of the opposition will be. If they demand the resignation of the President I will not join them. It is not a good time to change the Government now.”
Ivane, doctor, 50

“I don’t think so. It’s no time for opposition now. The country has other more serious problems. In my opinion street protest is not what we need now.”
Tsiala, pensioner, 72

“I don’t think I’ll join the opposition protest. What will they protest about this time? Saakashvili did everything he could during the war.
Tamar, economist, 25

“It depends on what they protest about. If they protest about the latest policies of Saakashvili, I might join them.”
Nana, economist, 50

“I didn’t join them last year and I will never support them. I’m against any kind of protest. People think that if they come out, all their problems will be solved but it isn’t so. Protest never solves problems.”
Levani, artist, 36

“I don’t trust the opposition anymore. I was their supporter but I don’t think I’ll join them if they come out again.”
Nino, housewife, 49

“I don’t think there is anything to protest about. So I wouldn’t join any kind of demonstration.”
Lali, teacher, 40