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Saakashvili: Criminals are Georgia’s main export to Russia

Thanks to improvements in law enforcement, Georgia’s criminals are all heading north to Russia, according to President Mikheil Saakashvili. And he’s just fine with that: Our main export to Russia is not wine, but ‘thieves in law" and other criminal elements," Saakashvili said at the opening ceremony of the new building of the Georgian Interior ...

Thanks to improvements in law enforcement, Georgia’s criminals are all heading north to Russia, according to President Mikheil Saakashvili. And he’s just fine with that:

Our main export to Russia is not wine, but ‘thieves in law" and other criminal elements," Saakashvili said at the opening ceremony of the new building of the Georgian Interior Ministry in Tbilisi on Tuesday.

Today, Georgia has almost gotten rid of organized crime and criminal ringleaders thanks to the police, who are not corrupt like they used to be, he said.

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