Georgia The corruption which enabled Soviet Georgia to flourish has led to economic ruin in the post-Soviet Republic of Georgia. And local traditions of defiant individualism and contempt for state authority are combining with high unemployment, street violence, and power outages to produce a near lawless state. NPR's Anne Garrels reports.
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The corruption which enabled Soviet Georgia to flourish has led to economic ruin in the post-Soviet Republic of Georgia. And local traditions of defiant individualism and contempt for state authority are combining with high unemployment, street violence, and power outages to produce a near lawless state. NPR's Anne Garrels reports.