Military honours: Georgia reburies its most famous general

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Military honours: Georgia reburies its most famous general” – below is their description.

Georgia has reburied its most famous military general, whose remains were brought back from France.

General Giorgi Kvinitadze died there in exile after Georgia was defeated by the Soviet Union’s Red Army a century ago.

The return of his remains was marked by a special ceremony on Georgia’s Independence Day.

Al Jazeera’s Robin Forestier-Walker reports from Tbilisi, Georgia.

Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

About This Source - Al Jazeera English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Recent from Al Jazeera English:

  • 🇦🇫 Is Afghanistan being left to go hungry?| The Stream
  • Greece, France tout European defence autonomy with warships deal
  • Tension between Sudan military and transitional government grows
  • In This Story: France

    France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.

    6 Recent Items: France

  • US generals say they advised against complete pullout from Afghanistan • FRANCE 24 English
  • Emmanuel Macron: ‘The Europeans must stop being naive about defence’
  • W.H.O ‘horrified’ over sexual exploitation by aid workers in DR Congo • FRANCE 24 English
  • Survivors of 2015 Paris attacks relive horror as they begin testimony at trial • FRANCE 24
  • Photos of arms seizure circulate on Facebook with France implicated • FRANCE 24 English
  • Greece, France tout European defence autonomy with warships deal
  • In This Story: Soviet Union

    The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), was a federal socialist state in Northern Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991. Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics, it was a one-party state (until 1990) governed by the Communist Party, with Moscow as its capital in its largest republic, the Russian SFSR.

    The Soviet Union had its roots in the October Revolution of 1917 when the Bolsheviks, headed by Vladimir Lenin, overthrew the Provisional Government that had earlier replaced the monarchy of the Russian Empire.

    On 25 December 1991, Gorbachev resigned and the remaining twelve constituent republics emerged from the dissolution of the Soviet Union as independent post-Soviet states. The Russian Federation (formerly the Russian SFSR) assumed the Soviet Union’s rights and obligations and is recognized as its continued legal personality.

    2 Recent Items: Soviet Union

  • See President Biden’s full UN General Assembly speech
  • Does Afghanistan withdrawal mean the end of US nation building?
  • Leave a Comment

    We don't require your email address now, just your name. BUT, if you do add it, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.