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.
Abbe Schulman - the commandant of N2 correctional house (Metekhi prison) lived in this house in the beginning of 1920s. He personally carried out death penalties for which reason he was given a nickname “commandant of death”. On the words of his contemporaries, Schulman’s...
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