Silver Fox of Georgia

Print edition : August 08, 2014

Eduard Shevardnadze at his home in Tbilisi in September 2010. Photo: Daro Sulakauri/Bloomberg

James Baker, former U.S. Secretary of State, wipes his eyes at the funeral ceremony for Shevardnadze in Tbilisi on July 13. Photo: Lela Blagonravova/AP

Eduard Shevardnadze (1928-2014) will be remembered for his role, along with Gorbachev, in the dismantling of the Soviet Union and the socialist bloc.
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