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  • James A. Baker III: Shevardnadze helped peacefully end the Cold War / VIDEO

    I vividly remember the time and place when I knew that the Cold War had ended. It was Aug. 3, 1990, at Vnukovo II Airport outside Moscow. I stood shoulder to shoulder with the foreign minister of the Soviet Union as history was made when we jointly declared our countries' opposition to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait and called for an arms embargo on Iraq, then a Soviet client state. My counterpart was Eduard Shevardnadze. While he was an adversary, he was also a trusted diplomatic partner. In time, he would become a close friend. My biases should therefore be clear: I liked and admired the man.
  • Georgian court refuses to release ex-mayor before vote

    TBILISI (Reuters) - A Georgian court refused to free a former mayor of the capital Tbilisi from pre-trial detention on Tuesday in a case which the opposition says is politically motivated. The court rejected an appeal by Gigi Ugulava, a leader of ex-...

    Ex-Soviet minister and Georgia leader Shevardnadze dies

    TBILISI (Reuters) - Eduard Shevardnadze, who as Soviet foreign minister helped bring down the Berlin Wall and end the Cold War, died on Monday after a long illness. Shevardnadze, who was 86, went on to lead his native Georgia in the stormy early years...

    Muere ex presidente de Georgia Eduard Shevardnadze

    TIFLIS (Reuters) - Eduard Shevardnadze, ex presidente de Georgia y ex ministro soviético de Relaciones Exteriores, murió tras una prolongada lucha contra una enfermedad, dijo el lunes su asistente personal. Shevardnadze, que tenía 86 años, desempeñó un...

    Abkhazian club offers Suarez chance to play during ban

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Abkhazian club Nart FC are ready to offer Luis Suarez the chance to continue playing football during his four-month ban for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 World Cup. The 27-year-old Uruguayan was also expelled...