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  1. Railing against graft, a Georgian leads calls for a cleanup in UkraineRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... Avakov, a banker and businessman, was reading a prepared speech about privatizing state assets. Finally, Mikheil Saakashvili, former president of Georgia, who was appointed governor of the Odessa region last summer and has taken on the role of chief ...

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  2. How will the composition of the Cabinet of Ministers change?Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Day

    ... against the Cabinet of Ministers, as they want a principled approach to the issue. Their candidates are Mikheil Saakashvili and Andrii Sadovy." "We have three options now: either changing the entire Cabinet of Ministers except Yatseniuk, or a ...

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  3. [Interview] Ukraine resignation is 'cold shower' for eliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | EUobserver

    ... system. The group includes Natalie Jaresko, a US-born banker who became Ukraine's finance minister, and Mikheil Saakashvili, Georgia's former PM, who became governor of the Odessa region. It also includes lesser-known people such as Davit ...

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  4. Ukraine economy minister resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Philly.com

    ... not even Ukrainian. Abromavicius naturalized in order to take the post. Another foreign appointee was Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, who was appointed as a regional governor and has also clashed with what he says is entrenched ...

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  5. Ukraine economy minister resigns over state graftRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Daily Star

    ... own place in the government no longer suits some of the more outspoken members of the president's team. Mikheil Saakashvili -- a former Georgian president who fought a brief 2008 war with Russia and currently serves as governor of Ukraine's historic ...

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  6. Resignation of reformist minister sheds light on rampant Ukraine corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | EurActiv.com

    ... own place in the government no longer suits some of the more outspoken members of the president's team. Mikheil Saakashvili - a former Georgian president who fought a brief 2008 war with Russia and currently serves as governor of Ukraine's historic ...

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  7. In blow to Ukraine's reform hopes, top official resigns, citing corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Washington Post

    ... not even Ukrainian. Abromavicius naturalized in order to take the post. Another foreign appointee was Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, who was appointed as a regional governor and has also clashed with what he says is entrenched ...

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  8. Ukraine minister quits over corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | BBC News

    ... year. Among the foreign officials brought in to tackle corruption in Ukraine was Georgian ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili, who was given the job of governor of the southern region of Odessa. At the end of last year, President Poroshenko could only ...

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  9. Ukraine economy minister resigns citing stalled reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | West Australian

    ... own place in the government no longer suits some of the more outspoken members of the president's team. Mikheil Saakashvili --- a former Georgian president who fought a brief 2008 war with Russia and currently serves as governor of Ukraine's ...

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  10. Russia Cannot Participate in War Crimes Inves...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... transfer of population and persecution, and war crimes,' the statement read. Georgia's then-President Mikheil Saakashvili launched an offensive in August 2008 to reclaim the breakaway region. Russian forces were deployed in Georgia to launch a ...

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  11. Russia Cannot Participate in War Crimes Investigation - Justice MinistryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... transfer of population and persecution, and war crimes,' the statement read. Georgia's then-President Mikheil Saakashvili launched an offensive in August 2008 to reclaim the breakaway region. Russian forces were deployed in Georgia to launch a ...

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  12. Russia Says Will Cooperate With ICC Probe Of War CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Weekday Magazine

    ... crimes committed by the Georgian military, which was sent into South Ossetia by then-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, and provided over 30 volumes of documents to the ICC.

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  13. Mikheil Saakashvili Proves There's an Evolving Russian-Speaking Space By Leonid RagozinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The St. Petersburg Times

    As the president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili rarely missed a chance to present himself as a man whose mission was to dismantle every vestige of Soviet or Russian imperial legacy. He opened a museum of occupation in Tbilisi and ordered a gigantic World War II memorial be blown up to make way for a new Georgian parliament building.

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  14. The Armenian media investigate biological weapons in GeorgiaRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Groong

    ... image, but also practically, as terrorists may get biological weapons easier than nuclear weapons. When Mikheil Saakashvili was the president of Georgia, the National Center for Control of Diseases and Public Health was headed by a former employee ...

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  15. Tbilisi welcomes ICC probe into Russo-Georgian war of 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | PanArmenian Network

    ... Georgian forces in South Ossetia to the ICC. On the night of August 7-8 2008, Georgia's then president Mikheil Saakashvili launched a large-scale military operation against South Ossetian separatist forces that were shelling ethnic-Georgian villages ...

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  16. ICC opens investigation into Georgia-Russia warRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | GantDaily.com

    ... stage after more evidence is collected. Tensions escalated in August 2008, when then-Georgia President Mikheil Saakashvili sent troops to regain control over the Russian-backed self-proclaimed autonomous region. Russia responded by moving tanks and ...

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  17. ICC prosecutors to probe 2008 alleged war crimes in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Peninsula

    ... South Ossetia -- is merited. On the night of August 7-8, 2008, Georgia's then Western-backed president Mikheil Saakashvili launched an offensive to reclaim the breakaway region of South Ossetia. After winning the brief war, Russia officially ...

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  18. International Court To Probe 2008 Georgia-Russia Conflict For Alleged War CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Weekday Magazine

    ... regions since the five-day war in August 2008 against Georgia, which at the time was led by President Mikheil Saakashvili, a strident Kremlin critic. The ICC judges said the alleged crimes included "murder, forcible transfer of population and ...

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  19. ICC Authorizes Investigation Into 2008 Russia-Georgia ConflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Voice of America

    ... an investigation into the Georgia situation last October. On August 7, 2008, Georgia's then-president Mikheil Saakashvili, who was backed by the West, ordered an offensive to reclaim South Ossetia. Russian forces quickly reacted, entering Georgia's ...

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  20. Georgian-Armenian Dispute Over 'Wedding Dance'Read the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | Groong

    ARMENIAN DISPUTE OVER 'WEDDING DANCE' Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia Jan 25 2016 Jan 25 - 6:48 pm By Vestnik Kavkaza A video of the 'Gevorkyan Dance Academy' with the headline 'Armenian Wedding Dance' has caused a strong reaction among Georgian users of Facebook. The video, according to some reports, was recorded in the United States.

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