Mark Almond

The Georgia Rose Stinks


Mark Almond of the British Helsinki Human Rights Group discusses the story behind the “Rose Revolution,” the current crackdown on dissent in former Soviet Georgia and how Georgia has degenerated since the end of USSR in 1991.

MP3 here. (23:52)

Mark Almond teaches modern history at Oriel College, Oxford. He has visited Georgia 10 times since 1992 on behalf of the British Helsinki Human Rights Group.

Author: Scott Horton

Scott Horton is editorial director of, director of the Libertarian Institute, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from He’s the author of the 2017 book, Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan and editor of The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019. He’s conducted more than 5,000 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, investigative reporter Larisa Alexandrovna Horton. He is a fan of, but no relation to the lawyer from Harper’s. Scott’s Twitter, YouTube, Patreon.