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Do you think the President should grant Georgian citizenship to Bidzina Ivanishvili and allow him to take part in the elections?

Tuesday, November 1
"I think that President should grant him citizenship, because I think that pluralism is the best way to build the democratic state.”
Revaz, Bank Employee, 22

“If he is not a criminal, has not be sentenced and so on, why not? Everyone has a right to take part in the elections and then people will decide.”
Lasha, Computer Programmer, 29

“If Ivanishvili wants to be Georgian citizen, just give him citizenship, if he wants to take part in the election, let him do it…”
Davit, Journalist, 36

“I consider that Ivanishvili should be enabled to participate in the elections. I think that greatest part of Georgian people wishes him in the elections. However, I think that the Government will do its best to create serious obstacles for this, since if Ivanishvili manages to participate he will have a serious chance of winning …”
Tamta, Teacher, 24

“Ah, such a strange situation we have in Georgian politics! What can I answer? If Saakashvili wants to maintain power after 2013 then he should not grant Ivanishvili Georgian citizenship. It sounds ridiculous, doesn't it? But it's true.”
Tika, student, 19

“Definitely he must not "grant" but return him his original Georgian citizenship. No Georgians have done as much kindness for his/her country as Ivanishvili did and is doing. Does he not deserve to be Georgia's citizen? It is shameful that we live in such country under this leadership. So, the answer is clear.”
Lali, housewife, 43