Georgia Photo: Mixing Sports and Politics
Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili catches a traditional 19-kilogram ball used during the Lelo festival in western Georgia. Lelo, a game similar to that of rugby, is held annually in the small town of Shukhuti.
To learn more about Lelo, watch our audio slideshow from 2010.
Temo Bardzimashvili is a freelance photojournalist based in Tbilisi.