Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili visits a polling station in Tbilisi yesterday during the presidential election.  Photograph: Reuters/David Mdzinarishvili

A protege of Georgian premier Bidzina Ivanishvili has won a crushing presidential election victory, bringing down the curtain on a tumultuous decade i(...)

Georgian prime minister Bidzina Ivanishvili: “The theme of the war is shrouded in mystery . . . I personally have many questions and I also think that our authorities, including the president, acted inadequately in that situation.” Photograph: Justyna Mielnikiewicz/The New York Times

Georgian prime minister Bidzina Ivanishvili wants his fierce rival President Mikheil Saakashvili to be questioned about his handling of the cou(...)