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.
Tengiz Gigo Zhghenti (1887-1937) lived in this house in 1936-37. He was born in village Dabla Tsikhe of Ozurgeti district. He was the member of Russian Social Democratic Labor Party from 1903. He took part in 1905-1907 Revolutionary movement. He was arrested several times for conducting illegal...
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