18 July 2024,   06:08
The 99th anniversary of the Soviet occupation - flags at half-staff in Georgia

The Georgian national flags are flying at half-staff at the government buildings in Georgia to mark the day when the Russians Red Army took over Tbilisi in 1921.

On February 25 in 1921, Georgia lost its independence after the Russian Red Army took over Tbilisi. The Day of Soviet Occupation is officially marked in Georgia after the Parliament unanimously passed a relevant resolution in 2010.