My nation Sakartvelo ( Georgia ) has been betrayed by oppressive Russia on many occasions.
This is a story of harassment of my beautiful nation by a brutal nation which lies at Northern side of my country and this nation is continuously trying to threaten the sovereignty of my country Georgia.
Here is the graphical and visual narration of those events in history when Russia betrayed Georgia by committing some shameful acts.
The original list is by ©Dachi Vardzelashvili and Translation is by ©Tornike Jandieri.
This is just an attempt to make people understand the darkest moments of Georgian History.
1722-Forsaking Vakhtang VI to Ottomans
1770-Betrayal at war of Aspinza
1795-Treason in Krtsanisi war
1801-Annex and deportation of Georgian royal family
1811-Abolition of autocephaly
1812-Putting down riot of Kakheti
1819-Putting down riot of Imereti
1841-Putting down riot of Guria
1856-Putting down riot of Samegrelo
1875-Destroyed village Khalde, murdered and deported Svaneti citizens to Siberia
1887-Murder of Dimitri Kipiani, churches are robbed and over painted by “same faith” and older “brother”. Forbidding use of Georgian language in schools, churches and courts.
1920-Annexation of Sochi
1922-Putting down riot of Svaneti
1923-Death sentence of Kote Abkhazi
1923-Death sentence of Levan Razikashvili
1923-Exhuming bodies of David and Konstantine Mkheidze
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1924-Putting down riot with brutal violence, 12,000 murdered in one week.
1924-Death sentence of Vaniko Jugheli
1925-Murder of Mikha Khelashvili
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In 1920s first half, Russians extracting private businesses for free from Georgians, such as restaurants, enterprises etc.
1937-Giorgi Mazniashvili, thanks to him we have Adjara as part of Georgia
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1937-Giorgi Eliava, microbiologist
1937-Besarion Chichinadze, architect of Zakhesi and Rionhesi
1941-1945 Russo-German war. 300,000 dead Georgians (10% of total population) even one bomb hadn't landed in Georgia !!!
1942-Death sentencing 17 members of patriotic organization, consisted of students
1951-Megrelians case (or Affair)
1978-Abolition attempt of Georgian language
1984-Death sentenced “plane boys” and priest which haven’t been in the plane
Read the full story HERE
1992-1993 -War of Abkhazia, 25,000 dead 300,000 deported
1998-Events of Gali
On June 20, 2019 thousands of protester had gathered outside Georgian Parliament in Tbilisi and Police brutally cracked down upon them with rubber bullets and tear gas.
This is video which throws light upon the actual situation on that day.
Unfortunately it is not having English Subtitles ..
So many of you might not be able to understand it.
Dear Friends, we request you to share this post with all your friends so that people who are not aware of this history of oppression will be able to understand the reality of our situation in Georgia.
We request you to share it as much as possible so that people all over the world who believe in Democracy and Freedom will come forward in support of my country.
Let us all together make some change !!!!!