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Georgian opposition maintain their protests

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Thusands have marched through the streets of the Georgian capital Tbilisi for the third straight day demanding President Saakashvili should quit
 
Demonstrators are angry at his handling of a brief war last August with Russia over the breakway regions of South Ossetia and Abkahzia.
 
About 10,000 rallied last night, a sharp fall on the 60,000 two days ago.
 
Opposition leader Nino Burdzhanadze said: “I’m sure there are lots of people here, not only from Tbilisi but also from the regions will be here, despite pressure from the government. They are trying to stop the people.”
 
Despite the protests the Georgian President is refusing to resign. Although peaceful so far, some tensions have boiled over.
 
The opposition claimed one of its offices was trashed by a mob ripping out computer cables at a stage set up outside Parliament.