Recent events in Armenia have eerily recapitulated those in Georgia. Except nastier and deadlier, and without outlandish allegations of mind control.
Make that “nastier and deadlier,” full stop:
Armenians ‘Hypnotized By Ter-Petrosian’
“All along they carried out a psychological sabotage against the segment of the people who went to their rallies and who were supposed to be the instruments of the entire criminal act,” Hovsepian told a news conference. “During the psychological sabotage they used all kinds of psychological tricks, mechanisms of deception.”
The powerful prosecutor said the ongoing investigation into the post-election deadly unrest in Armenia will therefore be conducted not only by law-enforcement officials but also psychologists and psychotherapists.
[h/t an Armenia-watcher colleague]