On the night of 11 to 12 February 1921, with the instigation of Ordzhonikidze, the Bolsheviks attacked local Georgian military posts in the ethnic Armenian district of Lorri and the nearby village of Shulaveri, near the Armenian and Azerbaijani borders.
On February 25, 1921 the Red Army entered the capital Tbilisi and installed a Moscow directed communist government, led by Georgian Bolshevik Filipp Makharadze.
The Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic was established on February 25, 1921.
A well-known Communist Party representative, Shalva Zurab Eliava lived in this house in 1924-1931.
Shalva Eliava joined the party in 1904; from 1919 he became the member of the Central Committee of Russian Communist Party; he was the chairman of RSFSR (Russian Soviet Socialist...
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