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Memorial of April 9 was honored in Kutaisi

9 April, 2018

Members of Kutaisi local government, representatives of the national movement, clergy and “Chokhosnebi” gathered at the memorial of heroes fallen on April 9. The Mayor of Kutaisi Giorgi Tchigvaria decorated the memorial of the heroes with flowers and honored the memory of the deceased on April 9. "This day was recorded in the modern history of Georgia as one of the most tragic pieces, when a lot of young Georgians tried to withstand the bloody Soviet regimes powerful machine with the bare hands. April 9 was a significant and turning point in the history of Georgia. Today we honor the memory of the self-sacrificing people for their homeland. "- states Kutaisi Mayor Giorgi Tchighvaria. On April 9, 1989, parts of the Soviet Army demolished protesters outside the Government House at 4 am. According to official data, the demolition of the manifestation resulted in many deaths of the peaceful protesters.

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