The indictment of more than 100 Iranians being tried en masse for opposing the regime opens a window onto the world view of those who fear change most.
Bickering and divisiveness among democrats within former Soviet states could lead to authoritarian, anti-Western rule.
At Prague summit today, EU leaders seek stronger ties with six former Soviet republics.
Russia, furious over NATO war games set to begin Wednesday in Georgia, says recent turmoil is evidence of Saakashvili's instability. Armenia withdraws from war games.
Along the border with South Ossetia, villagers say Russian tanks have recently arrived – their barrels aimed squarely at Georgia.