Tbilisi/Moscow — Russia on Monday served notice on Georgia, once part of the Soviet Union, that it faces painful consequences if anti-Russian protests are not brought under control, saying it was tightening controls on wine imports that bring Georgia millions of dollars in revenue each year.

Violent protests broke out in front of Georgia’s parliament building last week after Russian legislator Sergei Gavrilov addressed the Georgian parliament from the speaker’s chair, speaking in Russian.

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