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  1. Georgian Court Releases Jailed WarlordRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    ... 2003 that precipitated Shevardnadze's ouster. One year later, Shevardnadze's successor as president, Mikheil Saakashvili, dismissed Kvitsiani as Kodori governor. Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Okruashvili ordered the disbanding of Kvitsiani's ...

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  2. A "road map" for the Ukrainian reformsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Day

    ... reform there. However, it occurred under the disciplined, semi-authoritarian administration of president Mikheil Saakashvili who gave the orders and expected them to be implemented. We have a different situation, though, so they need to negotiate ...

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    Apr 24, 2014 | The Georgian Times

    ... In Georgia, Gulashvili was soon targeted for political reasons by the staunchly anti-Russian regime of Mikheil Saakashvili. He initially had to flee to Russia but longing for his homeland, he returned to Georgia and became one Saakashvili's many ...

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  4. Report: Georgian MPs Support New Law To Punish Those Fighting AbroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Weekday Magazine

    ... on January 13 that was widely reported in Russian state and pro-Kremlin media, former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili blamed the Georgian government for what he said were "hundreds" of Georgians fighting in Syria with the Islamic State (IS) ...

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  5. Armenia Wants To Win Some 450 Churches Of Georgia In CourtRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Groong

    ... part of Georgia, populated mainly by Armenians), was arrested for extremism during the presidency of Mikheil Saakashvili, only to be pardoned after the Georgian Dream coalition's victory at the parliamentary polls in 2012. After release from prison ...

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  6. Georgian Ex-President Says 'Hundreds of Georgians Fighting With IS In Syria'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Weekday Magazine

    In a politically-charged statement, the former President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili has blamed the Georgian government for what he says are "hundreds" of Georgian nationals fighting in Syria with the Islamic State militant group. In remarks on January 13 that have been extensively reported in Russian state and pro-Kremlin media, Saakashvili told Georgia's private Rustavi 2 TV channel that the Tbilisi government was turning a blind eye to the fact that its citizens are fighting in Syria.

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  7. Georgia: Catching a New Wave of CinemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | EurasiaNet

    ... at least," stated Nika Rurua, who served as minister of culture from 2008-2012 under former president Mikheil Saakashvili. Under Rurua, himself a Tbilisi film school graduate, in 2011 the GNFC became a member of Eurimages, a Council of Europe entity ...

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  8. The Best European Bank You've Probably Never Heard OfRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Motley Fool

    ... the food and wine are delicious. On the business side, following reforms spearheaded by former President Mikheil Saakashvili, Georgia now ranks eighth on the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Index . That's better than the UK (10), Australia (11), ...

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  9. Rustaveli AV.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | TrekEarth

    ... were killed in the courtyard of their home, and four other people were critically injured. In 2011 Mikheil Saakashvili, the president of Georgia, signed a constitutional amendment relocating the parliament to Kutaisi. On 26 May 2012, Saakashvili ...

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  10. The Outlook for the New YearRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Counterpunch

    ... hands again, where the province had resided during the 19th and 20th centuries. Putin should have hung Mikheil Saakashvili, the American puppet installed as president of Georgia by the Washington-instigated "Rose Revolution", and reincorporated ...

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  11. Former Georgian President promised to return to country soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Trend

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili gave New Year's celebration for children in a presidential library in Tbilisi. Santa Claus gave them gifts and sweets.

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  12. Georgian PM Declares Saakashvili Enemy Of The Country And NationRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | Groong

    GEORGIAN PM DECLARES SAAKASHVILI ENEMY OF THE COUNTRY AND NATION December 26, 2014 16:24 During a December 26 year-end press conference, Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili called former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili the enemy of the Georgian nation who, according to the Prime Minister, used to urge Georgian military servicemen to stop serving in their country's armed forces and leave for Ukraine. STEPANAKERT, DECEMBER 26, ARTSAKHPRESS:"Saakashvili is the enemy of our country and nation...What the former Commander-in-Chief is doing is an embarrassment and betrayal against our country and nation," Garibashvili emphasized.

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  13. Ex-president Saakashvili can return to Georgia in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Trend

    Georgian ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili, accused of a number of criminal cases and placed on the wanted list in Georgia, hinted that he may return to Georgia in 2015, RIA Novosti reported. "Many thanks to everyone for the congratulations on my birthday," Saakashvili wrote in Facebook.

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  14. Controversy Erupts Over Death Of Georgian Soldier In UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | EurasiaNet

    ... issue of Georgians fighting in Ukraine has been a controversial one. Earlier this month former president Mikheil Saakashvili, who has emerged as one of the top supporters of the government in Kiev, said that Georgian soldiers were leaving the ...

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  15. UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014Read the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... 59); Andy Dick in 1965 (age 49) and Kiefer Sutherland in 1966 (age 48); and former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili in 1967 (age 47). In 1937, Walt Disney's "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," the first full-length animated feature film, opened ...

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  16. European Parliament ratifies association agreement between Georgia, EURead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Trend

    The ratification was attended by the President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili, Minister of Foreign Affairs Tamar Beruchashvili, Security Council Secretary Irina Imerlishvili, as well as the ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili. Before the voting, Giorgi Margvelashvili and Mikheil Saakashvili were introduced to the MPs of the European Parliament.

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  17. Tbilisi Gets Done-Deal with EU, South Ossetia Opts for RussiaRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | EurasiaNet

    ... big day and how. Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili attended the voting and so did ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili, much to the chagrin of his foe, Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili. Saakashvili later claimed on December 18 that the ...

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  18. Georgia: Freedom of Information Group Claims Police-IntimidationRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | EurasiaNet

    ... training who frequently took issue with alleged abuses by officials during the era of former President Mikheil Saakashvili, too. "An arbitrary labeling of a citizen as a 'bad guy' or 'dangerous guy' does not make for sufficient grounds to lock ...

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  19. Former Georgian Official Joins Ukrainian Interior MinistryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    Ukraine's Minister for Social Politics, Pavlo Rozenko, wrote on Facebook on December 17 that the Ukrainian Cabinet appointed Zguladze as first deputy interior minister. Zguladze helped carry out sweeping law enforcement reforms that were praised by the West under former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili.

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  20. Georgia: Russian Woman Accuses Ex-PM Ivanishvili of Bigamy, FraudRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | EurasiaNet

    ... grievances. She also questioned Ivanishvili's political record and praised his arch-foe, ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili, who is wanted in Georgia on several criminal charges and continues to shake his fist at Ivanishvili from self-imposed exile. ...

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