Georgian President Grants Citizenship To Russian Musician

TBILISI — Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has granted a request by Russian conductor Mikhail Arkadyev to receive Georgian citizenship, RFE/RL’s Georgian and Russian services report. Saakashvili presented Arkadyev with a Georgian passport at his concert in Tbilisi on September 15. Saakashvili said he was “touched by the great conductor’s letter” asking for Georgian citizenship and […]