Mikheil Saakashvili Newswire

Mikheil Saakashvili Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Mikheil Saakashvili.

Results 1 - 20 of 301 in Mikheil Saakashvili

  1. Russia Turns Antisocial Toward TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Weekday Magazine

    ... Turkey." The piece included one social media photo showing Erdogan nervously chewing his tie, a la Mikheil Saakashvili , the former Georgian president who is much reviled in Russia. Aleksei Pushkov, a State Duma deputy and senior member of Russia's ...


  2. Moscow protesters trash Turkish embassy over downed Russian jetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mashable

    ... he embassy with a note saying, "it is time to chew a tie," a reference to when former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili was caught chewing his tie as Russian tanks rolled toward Tbilisi in 2008.


  3. Rose Revolution hero runs into a wall of debauchery in OdessaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Erie Times News

    ODESSA, Ukraine "" When former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili was appointed governor of the Odessa region in May, Ukraine" s president and fawning media hailed the brash, Western-educated reformer as the new sheriff in town who would clean up the Black Sea port" s legendary corruption. Six months into the job, Saakashvili has run into the wall of entrenched back-scratching and self-interest that for centuries have typified Odessa" s way of life.


  4. Today: A Merger's Side Effects. Shoplifting Suspects, Beware.Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Los Angeles Times

    ... The Ukrainian region of Odessa has long been a place where the wealthy play by their own rules. Mikheil Saakashvili, a former president of Georgia, was brought in to change all that as governor. But after six months on the job, things haven't gone ...


  5. Maidan. Was it revolution?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | The Day

    ... while those who have done so much to keep the ATO battalions supplied and equipped are being persecuted. Mikheil Saakashvili, this calling card of reform in Ukraine, stated recently that the revolution had taken place but no reforms had. For the ...


  6. KI News HighlightsRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 21 | PressReleasePoint

    ... chemical plant as the deal is believed to be corrupt, Chairman of the Council and Odesa Governor Mikheil Saakashvili said. /RL Russia's Prosecutor-General Yury Chaika has said Moscow will not extradite Kazakh tycoon and opposition leader ...


  7. Georgia's Rustavi2 Case: Was Justice Served?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | EurasiaNet

    ... take Rustavi2, the country's most popular TV station, away from the influence of ex-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili's opposition United National Movement. The November 3 verdict found in favor of former owner Kibar Khalvashi, who claims he ...


  8. Ukraine's civil (service) warRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | The Washington Post

    ... View Archive The author of this experiment in responsive government is a still more unlikely figure: Mikheil Saakashvili , the revolutionary-turned-president of Georgia, whose decade-long drive to consolidate a pro-Western regime in that former ...


  9. Georgia: Court Returns Rustavi2's General Director . . .for NowRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 12 | EurasiaNet

    ... 3, Rustavi2's majority owners, sympathetic to the government's main political foe, ex-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, lost control of the broadcaster after Tbilisi City Court Judge Tamaz Urtmelidze awarded it to a former owner, Kibar ...


  10. Georgia: Will Regulators Turn Off Rustavi2?Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 10 | EurasiaNet

    ... specified that the station, strongly sympathetic to the government's best known critic, ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili, be turned over to a former owner, Kibar Khalvashi. Two days later, despite a higher-court ruling that no ownership changes ...


  11. Saakashvili: the "encroachment" on the premiershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | The Day

    Hennadii DRUZENKO: "It's a shame that the Georgians agree to perform the cover-up role in the clash within the top of our clan-oligarchic elite" Mikheil Saakashvili, ex-president of Georgia, head of the Odesa Oblast State Administration, gave an interview to Politico, a media from Brussels, saying that he was ready to become the prime minister of Ukraine. "I would like to partake in the great changes and reforms.


  12. Court Ruling on Georgia TV Station's Management Stirs ConcernRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | Voice of America

    ... he had been coerced into selling Rustavi 2 by former government officials, including former President Mikheil Saakashvili. Georgia's Constitutional Court's had put a temporary hold on the ruling to allow those who were managing Rustavi 2 at the time ...


  13. Georgia Finding Comedy and Concerns in Rustavi2 'Conspiracy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | EurasiaNet

    With almost every day bringing a new recording about ex-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili and friends' alleged plans to thwart any takeover of government-bashing broadcaster Rustavi2, online parodies of the conversations have become the thing in Georgia, even as public concerns about violations of privacy are growing. Borrowing the graphics used in the original online leaks, the send-ups replace the ex-president and his allies with various entertaining exchanges between real and fictional characters.


  14. Georgian government starts massive attack on free media and oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | CNN

    ... , German, Georgian, Ukrain, Baltic States governments). All of them involve former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili and his telephone conversations with the members of his party, journalists, lawyers, artists. They are massively ...


  15. Saakashvili Claims Russia Behind Damaging LeaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | Transitions Online

    Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili last week accused former President Mikheil Saakashvili of having discussed "plans to organize disorders" in Georgia during a wiretapped conversation. Transcripts of talks between Saakashvili, opposition leader Gigi Bokeria, and Rustavi 2 TV head Nika Gvaramia appeared on a Ukrainian website, Civil.ge reported last week.


  16. Georgia Headed for Political Showdown over Rustavi2 RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | EurasiaNet

    ... currently the main opposition party in Georgia. The UNM, which at the time was led by former president Mikheil Saakashvili, held a large majority in parliament following the 2008 parliamentary elections. But, amid complaints that the party and its ...


  17. Georgia: Court Rules to Change Rustavi2's OwnershipRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 3 | EurasiaNet

    In a controversial ruling,Tbilisi City Court Judge Tamaz Urtmelidze ruled on November 3 to restore the ownership rights of former co-owner Kibar Khalvashi to Rustavi2, Georgia's main broadcasting outlet. The lawsuit has been at the center of a months-long struggle that has accerbated a bitter political crisis between the ruling Georgian Dream and former President Mikheil Saakashvili's United National Movement, which claims that the lawsuit serves as a government-takeover.


  18. Court Orders Ownership Change at Georgian TV StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | Voice of America

    ... he had been coerced into selling Rustavi 2 by former government officials, including former President Mikheil Saakashvili. Attorneys for Rustavi 2's current owner said that the verdict would be appealed. "It's a totally illegal decision. ... This ...


  19. Erik Herron:Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 2 | Jewish World Review

    ... Trukhanov against Sasha Borovik, who is an ally of the current governor and former Georgian president, Mikheil Saakashvili; Eduard Hurvits, a former mayor; Sergey Kivalov, the former director of the Ukrainian Central Electoral Commission; and a cast ...


  20. Dark Humor: Western Media Makes Light of Political Repression in UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 2 | Counterpunch

    ... clashes between separatist and pro-Ukraine forces, and recently saw pro-western former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili installed as governor of the region." Note the twin distortions embedded in the excerpt. First, describing the infamous May 2, ...