Eduard Shevardnadze – But on second thought, after…

But on second thought, after I decreed the state of emergency, I came to the…


“But on second thought, after I decreed the state of emergency, I came to the conclusion that that was impossible to achieve without bloodshed because the street protesters were full of anger and nearly out of control. This is why I thought we needed to find another way out.”
-Eduard Shevardnadze