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Jun 13, 2018 | 15:19 GMT

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Georgia: Prime Minister Resigns Amid Anti-Government Protests

What Happened: Following weeks of anti-government protests, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili announced his resignation June 13, BBC Monitoring reported, citing Imedi TV. 

Why It Matters: Like the protests in neighboring Armenia, the demonstrations in Georgia show how movements in the region can rapidly shift to threaten a government's broader position. 

Background: Thousands of protesters have been calling for Kvirikashvili's resignation after a court in Tbilisi did not provide a murder conviction in a case related to a brawl that killed two teenage boys in December.  

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