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  1. Thousands rally in Georgia to back opposition TV stationRead the original story

    Monday | SFGate

    ... to sell his controlling stake in the network a decade ago, under the government of former president Mikheil Saakashvili, and he now wants it back. Rustavi 2 has fought the claims, and the Supreme Court is expected to rule on the case in the coming ...

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  2. Georgians rally for 'fair justice' in broadcaster's court battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Reuters

    ... of bias. Khalvashi says he was forced to give up his shares under the government of former president Mikheil Saakashvili, who lost an election in 2012, and he wants them back. Opposition politicians and many independent experts say the case is an ...

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  3. Georgia, Russia to upgrade trade relations after launch of...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | Groong

    Georgia, Russia to upgrade trade relations after launch of Abkhazia-South Ossetia corridor – politician 20:34 • 10.02.17 Tert.am has interviewed Van Bayburd, a Georgian-Armenian politician and a former aide to ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili, about the plan to launch a customs corridor connecting Abkhazia and South Ossetia based upon the Russian-Georgian customs cooperation agreement signed in 2011.

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  4. Ukraine Releases Georgian Soldier Wanted by RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | EurasiaNet

    ... evil trick, which is being implemented against our soldiers." Former president and erstwhile UNM leader Mikheil Saakashvili echoed that sentiment , as did Tsertsvadze's Ukrainian lawyer . Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili denied those ...

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  5. Sundance 2017 Interview: "My Happy Family"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 22 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... on Georgia. Simon : There have been big changes [when compared to the terms of] previous presidents. Mikheil Saakashvili [current president] ispushing very much towards the West. It's not going always in one direction. I would say the church, which ...

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  6. The United States & Russia: Two Sides of Same Geopolitical Coin?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | EurasiaNet

    ... foreign policy, a process begun under President Eduard Shevardnadze but perfected under his successor, Mikheil Saakashvili. This featured heavy use of global rhetoric like "the free world" and "democratic values," which flattered American ...

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  7. Council of Europe praises Georgia's anti-corruption efforts, demands moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | EurActiv.com

    ... in Georgia on various charges, including misspending funds, since a government led by former president Mikheil Saakashvili lost an election in October 2012. Bosnia and Herzegovina has made it perfectly clear that its future lies in the European ...

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  8. SvobodaTodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Weekday Magazine

    ... being used to condition youth for war. (Ukrainian Service) Leading members of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili's United National Movement announced on January 12 that they are leaving the party and starting a new political force. A ...

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  9. Georgia, Gazprom Agree to New Transit TermsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Voice of America

    ... to express their opposition to monetization of the deal. The rally was organized by former President Mikheil Saakashvili's pro-Western United National Movement party, which accuses Moscow of using Gazprom in a bid to prevent Georgia from forging ...

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  10. Georgia's main opposition party splitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Channelnewsasia.com

    TBILISI: Georgia's main opposition party split on Thursday, a move likely to weaken the ruling party's opponents and help it further entrench its grip on power. The United National Movement opposition party, co-founded by former President Mikheil Saakashvili, is strongly pro-Western and vehemently opposed to the Kremlin, while the ruling party has improved relations with Moscow.

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  11. Georgia's Main Opposition Party Splits over Saakashvili, StrategyRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | EurasiaNet

    Georgia's largest opposition group, the avidly pro-Western United National Movement, has broken apart amid infighting over the role of the party's chief, ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili, and the party's loss in the 2016 parliamentary vote. The divorce could further weaken the country's already fragmented political opposition.

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  12. Saakashvili's Party Splits In Georgia, Ex-President BlamedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Weekday Magazine

    Leading members of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili's United National Movement announced on January 12 that they are leaving the party and starting a new political force. Former parliament speaker David Bakradze said the new force will start a "new phase of the fight" against the ruling Georgian Dream party, which was founded by billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili.

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  13. America's Russian DybbukRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Counterpunch

    ... understanding among informed reporters, though not Mr. Lamothe, that it was the president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, who attacked South Ossetia and the Russian peacekeepers who were stationed there to prevent Georgian attacks on nearby Russian ...

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  14. Former Georgian Ruling Party On Verge Of SplitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Weekday Magazine

    The status of former party leader Mikheil Saakashvili is a major source of friction between factions of Georgia's opposition United National Movement. Just three months after failing to regain power in Georgia's parliamentary elections, the opposition United National Movement is on the verge of splitting into two entities that could become rivals in municipal elections due later this year.

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  15. Subversion, disruption, upheaval: Putin's Russia aims for permanent geopolitical chaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | ABC News

    ... Washington-based news outlet Politico. She also worked as an adviser to the former president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili and has written extensively on Russia. We spoke about the new dynamics between the two nations. Molly McKew, like many ...

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  16. 'They relied heavily on fake news': Former Georgian...Read the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | The Raw Story

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili knows first hand what the Russians do when they want to intervene in an election because the exact same thing happened in his country. In an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett, Saakashvili outlined how Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered efforts to influence the election in Georgia.

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  17. How Russia's Disinformation Campaign Could Extend Its TentaclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | National Public Radio

    ... stories. Russia hacked into Georgian infrastructure and the official website of then-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili. More recently, in Ukraine , Russia spread many conspiracy theories and fake stories in 2014, during the Crimea crisis and ...

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  18. Trump pulls out of $250m tower planRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    ... project, a 47-story residential condominium, was announced in 2012 by Trump and then-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili. Silk Road said it will go ahead on its own with a luxury tower in the town, once dubbed the Monte Carlo of the Caucasus by ...

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  19. Trump pulls out of projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... project, a 47-story residential condominium, was announced in 2012 by Trump and then-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili. Silk Road said it will go ahead on its own with a luxury tower in the town, once dubbed the Monte Carlo of the Caucasus by ...

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  20. Trump drops $250M Black Sea tower: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | The Hill

    ... partner on the project. Trump first announced the project in 2012 alongside then-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who lost both his power and citizenship there the following year. Silk Road Founder Giorgi Ramishvili, meanwhile, refused ...

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