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In Georgia, It's Open Season for the Far-Right

MIN READAug 30, 2019 | 09:00 GMT

A young Georgian, right, wears a T-shirt with the Stormfront logo and the number 14/88 during a September 2016 rally. The number 14 denotes David Lane’s 14-word white supremacist mantra while 88, as the eighth letter of the alphabet, signifies HH, which stands for Heil Hitler. Georgia's neo-Nazi movement is making greater inroads into society.

(ONNIK JAMES KRIKORIAN)

With authorities often turning a blind eye to far-right and neo-Nazi activities and an increasingly unpopular government opening the way for more ultraconservative groupings to enter Parliament and spread their views, Georgia stands on the verge of a shift much further to the right....

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