With currency tumbling, Georgians march against government

March 21, 2015 4:19 PM

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TBILISI (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Georgians marched on Saturday in one of the biggest anti-government rallies of recent years, blaming the authorities for economic crisis and worsening crime.

The former Soviet republic has been battered by a plunge in the Russian rouble and the conflict in Ukraine. Lower exports and remittances are also contributing to a rising current account deficit.

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