Mikheil Saakashvili Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Yes, Darth Vader ran for office in Ukraine. Unfortunately, ita s no joke.Read the original story

    Oct 30, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... 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 ...

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  2. Clout: Campaign manager's 'Terrible' pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... Georgia - as in, the former Soviet republic, not the Peach State. He helped oust power-hungry President Mikheil Saakashvili . Interesting. That's how some people would describe the scandal-ridden Supreme Court these days. Maybe "Jason the Terrible" ...

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  3. Saakashvili Is Planning A Bloody Coup In GeorgiaRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2015 | Groong

    ... most popular TV station to become as independent as it claims to be. On the other are former president Mikheil Saakashvili, who has threatened a coup ever since he left office, current President Giorgi Margvelashvili, who was elected to destroy ...

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  4. Why Ukrainians backed supporters of oligarchsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Times of Oman

    ... Poroshenko will compete in a runoff for the mayoral race. In Odessa, where former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili was appointed as governor to turn the region into a showcase of Western-style reforms, Saakashvili's candidate was defeated by a ...

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  5. Government seizure of popular TV station would be a blow for Georgian democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... led by a populist billionaire tried to prosecute the election losers , including former president Mikheil Saakashvili, and suppress critics in the media and civil society. But it was often restrained by pressure from Western governments, including ...

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  6. Ukrainian Vote Tests Government's Strength Against OligarchsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    ... oligarchic elite. Challenger Sasha Borovik, a U.S. educated lawyer and aide to regional Governor Mikheil Saakashvili, the reformist former Georgian president, is running with the support of Poroshenko's bloc. Solidarity is projected to take the ...

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  7. Ukraine's Local Elections To Test Ruling CoalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    ... challenge to Ukraine's oligarchic elite. Challenger Sasha Borovik, an aide to Odesa's regional Governor Mikheil Saakashvili, is running with the support of Poroshenko's bloc. The separatists originally threatened to hold their own local elections on ...

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  8. Georgia launches probe into 'coup plot' Tbilisi (AFP) - Georgia said...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | Yahoo!

    Georgia said Saturday it had launched a probe into controversial media reports suggesting that exiled former president Mikheil Saakashvili was plotting a coup to overthrow the authorities. "Georgia's counter-intelligence department launched an investigation into a conspiracy aimed at overthrowing state authorities and seizing power," the deputy head of Georgia's secret service, Levan Izoria, said in a televised statement.

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  9. Ukraine Local Elections To Test Poroshenko's Strength Amid Multiple CrisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    ... as a direct challenge to Ukraine's oligarchic elite. Challenger Sasha Borovik, an aide to Odesa Governor Mikheil Saakashvili, is running with the support of Poroshenko's bloc. Separatists in control of portions of the Luhansk and Donetsk regions ...

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  10. TV Station Dispute Igniting Political Standoff in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Transitions Online

    Hundreds have demonstrated in support of Georgia's "biggest and most popular television channel," Rustavi 2, as a court heard motions in a dispute over its ownership, Radio Free Europe reports. The protests yesterday came amid fears that the government is trying to silence the channel, a strong supporter of former President Mikheil Saakashvili, the "Rose Revolution" leader, during his campaign for office.

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  11. Georgian PM blasts main opposition party over sexual abuse videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | The Star Online

    ... abuses in the country's prisons in 2011 that helped bring down the UNM government of then-president Mikheil Saakashvili in 2012. Saakashvili condemned those abuses at the time and removed several key officials but he also lost power in 2013. Eleven ...

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  12. Crimea-Style Referendum On South Ossetia's HorizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    ... state in late August 2008 following the intervention of Russian forces after then-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili's attempted to restore the central government's control over the breakaway region. Since his election as de facto president in ...

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  13. YouTube star appointed to head of customs in OdessaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... street protests that ended the presidency of Viktor Yanukovich. She is the protege of Odessa's governor, Mikheil Saakashvili, who as the former president of Georgia frequently clashed with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He is driving an ...

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  14. 'It's a joke': Young prodigy's big new jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ... cargo a year. It's also riddled with crime and corruption. She was appointed by governor of the region Mikheil Saakashvili, the former President of Georgia who is an outspoken critic of President Putin , and has vowed to "break the tradition of ...

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  15. The world in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | NWAonline

    ... 37 people on board the Ivolga when it capsized Saturday afternoon near the major port city of Odessa. Mikheil Saakashvili, Odessa's governor and former president of Georgia, said the boat was hit by a wave in a channel. "The waves there are quite ...

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  16. Yulia Marushevska: 26-year-old 'poster girl' of Ukrainian...Read the original story

    Oct 18, 2015 | The Independent

    Yulia Marushevska appeared in a short video, entitled I Am a Ukrainian, which went viral after being posted in February 2014. When Mikheil Saakashvili , the former president of Georgia and arch critic of Russia's Vladimir Putin, was appointed governor of Odessa in Ukraine, this summer, he vowed to wage war on corruption.

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  17. 14 Dead After Ukrainian Boat Capsizes Off OdessaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | The St. Petersburg Times

    ... "It was only from radio talks that we found out the tragedy had occurred," he added. Odessa Governor Mikheil Saakashvili told the BBC's bureau in Ukraine that the owner of the boat had disappeared and was hiding from law enforcement agencies. The ...

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  18. Twelve Dead as Boat Sinks near Ukraine PortRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Marine News

    ... local time (1300 GMT). There were 36 passengers on board. It gave no further details. Odessa's governor Mikheil Saakashvili confirmed "several casualties" and said on Facebook that most of passengers were rescued. (Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; ...

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  19. Ukraine boat capsize 'leaves 12 dead'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | The Daily Star

    ... on board were mostly fishermen. The regional governor, ex-president of Georgia and now Ukrainian citizen Mikheil Saakashvili, cut short a visit to western Ukraine to attend the scene of the incident.

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  20. Twelve Dead After Ukrainian Boat Capsizes Near OdesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    ... Zhmak said there was not a sufficient number of life jackets on the boat for all 36 passengers on board. Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who now heads of Odesa's regional administration, issued a statement on his Facebook and ...

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