We have uploaded full video material of our eights public lecture held within the framework of the project called "Virtual Platform: Rethinking The Soviet Past". The lecture topic: Banned Literature in Soviet Georgia.
The lecture was held at Goethe Institute, on 25th July.
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.
Here lived Kote Abkhazi (born on 27 November, 1867). He graduated from the Tbilisi Cadet Corps and the St. Petersburg Military Academy. He was a Major-General and served in the Russian Imperial Army. He made a significant contribution to the foundation of the first Georgian University....
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