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Protests force Georgia president to change speech venue

Protesters scuffle outside the National Library in the Georgia capital Tbilisi February 8, 2013. Hundreds of protesters gathered in Tbilisi on Fridayoutside of the Georgian National Library in an attempt to block President Mikheil Saakashvili from entering the building to deliver his last annual address to the nation. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Protesters scuffle outside the National Library in the Georgia capital Tbilisi February 8, 2013. Hundreds of protesters gathered in Tbilisi on Fridayoutside of the Georgian National Library in an attempt to block President Mikheil Saakashvili from...more

Protesters scuffle outside the National Library in the Georgia capital Tbilisi February 8, 2013. Hundreds of protesters gathered in Tbilisi on Fridayoutside of the Georgian National Library in an attempt to block President Mikheil Saakashvili from entering the building to deliver his last annual address to the nation. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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Georgia's President Mikheil Saakashvili delivers a speech at his residence in Tbilisi, February 8, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Georgia's President Mikheil Saakashvili delivers a speech at his residence in Tbilisi, February 8, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Georgia's President Mikheil Saakashvili delivers a speech at his residence in Tbilisi, February 8, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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Tbilisi mayor Gigi Ugulava (C) scuffles with protesters outside the National Library in Tbilisi, February 8, 2013. Hundreds of protesters who accuse Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili of flouting human rights and stifling dissent forced him to change the venue of his annual address to the nation on Friday. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

Tbilisi mayor Gigi Ugulava (C) scuffles with protesters outside the National Library in Tbilisi, February 8, 2013. Hundreds of protesters who accuse Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili of flouting human rights and stifling dissent forced him to...more

Tbilisi mayor Gigi Ugulava (C) scuffles with protesters outside the National Library in Tbilisi, February 8, 2013. Hundreds of protesters who accuse Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili of flouting human rights and stifling dissent forced him to change the venue of his annual address to the nation on Friday. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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A protester shouts outside the National Library in the Georgia capital Tbilisi February 8, 2013. Hundreds of protesters gathered in Tbilisi on Friday in an attempt to block President Mikheil Saakashvili from entering the library to deliver his last annual address to the nation. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A protester shouts outside the National Library in the Georgia capital Tbilisi February 8, 2013. Hundreds of protesters gathered in Tbilisi on Friday in an attempt to block President Mikheil Saakashvili from entering the library to deliver his last...more

A protester shouts outside the National Library in the Georgia capital Tbilisi February 8, 2013. Hundreds of protesters gathered in Tbilisi on Friday in an attempt to block President Mikheil Saakashvili from entering the library to deliver his last annual address to the nation. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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