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Current president of the Republic of Georgia.  Many Armenians believe Saakashvili has Armenian roots, due to his last name.  "Saak" would be how the Armenian name Sahak would be transliterated in Russian, the lingua franca of the region, and -ashvili is a common way of Georgianizing an Armenian last name.
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Current president of Georgia.  Many Armenians believe Saakashvili has Armenian roots, due to his last name.  "Saak" would be how the Armenian name Sahak would be transliterated in Russian, the lingua franca of the region, and -ashvili is a common way of Georgianizing an Armenian last name.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 10:11, 16 August 2009

Current president of Georgia. Many Armenians believe Saakashvili has Armenian roots, due to his last name. "Saak" would be how the Armenian name Sahak would be transliterated in Russian, the lingua franca of the region, and -ashvili is a common way of Georgianizing an Armenian last name.

See also