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  1. Georgian Zoo Animals Gone WildThe Tiblisi government blames everyone...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    ... time to lift people to safety from rooftops. After all, the previous government under former president Mikheil Saakashvili had purchased a modern fleet of choppers for just such a purpose. The official response was that they had been a wasteful ...

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  2. Spurned by the West, Georgians look to Russia despite past quarrelsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... ion, meanwhile, is up to 31 percent. Part of the shift inside Georgia came with the ousting of President Mikheil Saakashvili, the Western-trained lawyer who ruled the country for a decade starting in 2003.

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  3. Russian opposition activists want foreigners to occupy and rule RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pravda

    As they say, now it's all clear. The democratic coalition of Kasyanov and Navalny RPR-PARNAS showed its true colors and announced the purpose of its existence.

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  4. Prisoners Of Transnistria: Russian Peacekeepers Under Ukrainian BlockadeRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Groong

    ... foreign minister of Transnistria. Earlier, the newly appointed governor of Ukraine's Odessa region Mikheil Saakashvili announced plans to reinforce Ukraine's border with Transnistria. Read more: http://sputnik ...

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  5. GLOBSEC draws record attendanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Slovak Spectator

    THE 10TH annual GLOBSEC conference wrapped up June 21, with the conflict in Ukraine, energy security and European migration issues proving among the agenda setting items. GLOBSEC drew some 1,030 visitors from 70 different countries, with UK Prime Minister David Cameron, US Senator John McCain and former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili among the biggest names in attendance.

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  6. Georgia: Flood Fallout Spurs Political BickeringRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | EurasiaNet

    ... claimed that the drainage system for the highway, a high-profile project built during former President Mikheil Saakashvili's administration, was not equipped to handle possible overflow from the river. Saakashvili now is the governor of the ...

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  7. A Thorn For Russia, Georgia's Ex-President Pops Up In UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | KWBU-TV Waco

    ... times near the port in Odessa. She says her city is open-hearted but has deeply rooted corruption. When Mikheil Saakashvili was the flamboyant, provocative, president of Georgia, he made an international name for himself with his willingness to take ...

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  8. How to "present" historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Day

    ... but what about a region in the Ukrainian state? On the one hand, I congratulate my former student Mikheil Saakashvili on being appointed as chairman of the Odesa Oblast State Administration. I taught him, and I know that he was a good student who ...

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  9. Bershidsky: After tragedy in Tbilisi, all zoos should be shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Denver Post

    ... the problem was that the zoo was just too close to the river. In the last years of former President Mikheil Saakashvili's reformist administration, there was talk of relocating the zoo to a safer place. A new road had been built in the valley, and ...

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  10. Tony Blair, adviser to Ukrainian government?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Dear Kitty

    ... of foreign officials to key roles in his government, most notably naming former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili as governor of Odessa last month. Saakashvili also sits on Ukraine's International Advisory Council for Reforms , the body which ...

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  11. Georgia: Zoo Director Not Charged for Fatal Tiger AttackRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | EurasiaNet

    ... being filed against the zoo director. For his part, the prime minister angrily claimed that ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili's United National Movement could have been behind the protest since, he alleged, party members want "to sow chaos and panic ...

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  12. a 'True friend of Ukraine' Tony Blair tapped by Poroshenko to join Kiev advisory councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Russia Taday

    ... Advisory Council for Reforms started working last month. Leading it is former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who has since been appointed governor of the Odessa Region, in the south of the country. In Georgia, Saakashvili is wanted for ... 64 comments

  13. Editorial: Increasing US presence in Baltics has little upsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Boston.com

    ... held up his side of the Minsk agreements either, and his surprising appointment of ex-Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili - a persona non grata in Moscow - as governor of the Odessa region was an unnecessary irritant. At the end of the day, ...

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  14. Saakashvili Hits Ground Running In OdesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Weekday Magazine

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has begun his new role as the governor of Ukraine's Odesa region, where he has pledged to modernize institutions and root out corruption. RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service followed Saakashvili as he met with Odesa residents and introduced his newly appointed chief of police, Gia Lortkipanidze, a former Georgian deputy interior minister.

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  15. Inhumane legacy of zoos must endRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... the problem was that the zoo was just too close to the river. In the last years of former President Mikheil Saakashvili's reformist administration, there was talk of relocating the zoo to a safer place. A new road had been built in the valley, and ...

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  16. Activists Ask Facebook For Protection Against Pro-Kremlin AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Weekday Magazine

    On June 4, Ukrainian journalist and activist Andriy Kapustin posted on Facebook a selfie with former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who's now governor of Ukraine's Odesa region. "I'm interested to see if once again the bots from Olgino will once again file fresh complaints that this is pornography," he wrote in the post, referring to the St. Petersburg suburb where a notorious pro-Kremlin troll factory has been documented.

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  17. Tbilisi: Hunt for Zoo Animals Continues, Blame Game BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | EurasiaNet

    ... about the way the highway that bordered the zoo - the so-called New Road, built at the end of President Mikheil Saakashvili's administration - was constructed. If the construction is found to be faulty, the question of the responsibility of "those ...

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  18. Odessa's future in Saakashvili's handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Al Jazeera

    ... At first glance, the news that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko appointed former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili as governor of the Odessa Oblast is surprising, if not unbelievable. Poroshenko knew that he could not run the risk of Odessa ...

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  19. Georgian leader's appointment makes Ukraine personal for Vladimir PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Independent

    ... you as well.' Putin said: 'If anyone tries anything against us, we shall crush them like cockroaches.'" Mikheil Saakashvili, the then President of Georgia, was describing his conversation with the Russian leader when I interviewed him four years ...

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  20. Bill Bradley: 5 Steps for Peace in UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Time

    ... the other's point of view. Ukraine inflamed tensions recently by giving Ukrainian citizenship to Mikheil Saakashvili, the former President of Georgia, and then appointing him governor of the Odessa province. The chance for wider war lurks in the ...

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