A goup of young Nationalists walk throught Tbilisi center on the day that the country celebrates its Independence Day in Tbilisi, Georgia, on May 26, 2016.
Artur Widak—Sipa USA
June 1, 2016 10:17 AM EDT

Far-right extremists armed with sausages, grilled meat and fish attacked a vegan café in the former Soviet republic of Georgia over the weekend, the café alleges.

Kiwi Café in Tbilisi, the capital, canceled a scheduled showing of U.S. TV shows after the assault Sunday night, it said, blaming the attack on the “Bergmann movement,” which it called a neo-Nazi skinhead group.

The national newspaper Georgia Today quoted witnesses as saying members of the anti-communist Georgian Power movement were also part of the melée.

Far-right extremists visited the neighborhood about a month ago asking nearby shopkeepers about the presence of foreigners…

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