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  1. Georgians guide Ukraine's reforms path away from RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    ... general, all ended up with the same job titles in Ukraine. Their former boss, Georgia's ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili, led them to Ukraine, having moved to the country in an advisory role after the overthrow of Viktor Yanukovich, Ukraine's ... 1 comment

  2. Ukraine's TragicomedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | OpEdNews

    ... dull moment: the latest tragicomedy is the news that Poroshenko has appointed former Georgian strongman Mikheil Saakashvili as the new governor of Odessa . Saakashvili and his gang were forced to flee Georgia when they were kicked out of office by ...


  3. War in Ukraine, West sits backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... peacekeepers) in the Moldovan separatist territory of Transnistria. And on June 2, Ukraine appointed Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who fought and lost a war with Russia in 2008, as governor of Odessa, which would be on the map ...


  4. Tbilisi: Railways On The Agenda As Prague Talks ExpandRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Groong

    ... Generally, Russia's interest in the Georgian railway is nothing new. Back in the period of President Mikheil Saakashvili's rule, Moscow showed interest in purchasing the railway. However, following the wise words of the then Minister of Economy ...


  5. More Maryinka-type attacks likely soonRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Foreign notes

    ... is predicted so for the Kremlin it would be dangerous to freeze military conflict. The appointment of Mikheil Saakashvili, a man Putin loathes, to the post of governor of the Odesa region has worsened relations between Putin and Poroshenko to even ...


  6. Misha's momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | The Economist

    ... that blights Odessa and much of Ukraine. The oddity (and perhaps problem) is that the new governor, Mikheil Saakashvili, is not just any out-of-towner. He is a former president of Georgia, on the other side of the Black Sea-although, after leaving ...


  7. With Ukrainian 'Blockade,' Drums Of War Sounding In TransnistriaRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | EurasiaNet

    ... President Vladimir Putin to defend the territory. The recent appointment of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili as governor of Odessa has been seen, in this scenario, as a crucial step in uniting the Ukrainian, Moldovan, and Western powers ...


  8. "The Saakashvili precedent..."Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | The Day

    The decision of Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko to appoint Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, as chairman of the Odesa Oblast State Administration has caused a big stir among the general public and politicians. The Internet is rife with both "+" and "-"comments.


  9. Russia Sanctions Extended? Sberbank, Yandex LowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Barron's

    ... ( RSX ) is down 3.3%. On May 29, Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko appointed former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili as governor of Odessa. Eurasia Group analysts Alex Brideau and Zachary Witlin write the move is "meant to speed reforms in a ...


  10. The world as we see itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | MacLeans

    ... has enacted "travel bans" on 89 EU citizens (mostly politicians) and, last week, Ukraine appointed Mikheil Saakashvili, a former Georgian president who frequently clashed with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as governor of its troubled Odessa ...


  11. Misha Pledges Return to Georgia as Reformer and AvengerRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | EurasiaNet

    He may have lost his Georgian citizenship, but even as a regional governor in Ukraine , ex-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili appears to be planning a comeback in Georgia. In an hour-long interview with the ever-Misha-friendly Georgian TV channel, Rustavi2 , broadcast on June 2, the former Georgian leader shared grand plans for Georgia's future and shook his fist at back-home foes.


  12. Thaksin's route back into politics?Read the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Nation

    The millionaire former president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, is facing criminal charges in his home country but has been granted Ukrainian citizenship and appointed governor of Ukraine's Odessa region by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, his millionaire friend. Perhaps it would be a good idea for former Thai prime minister Thaksin, who has passport problems and is also facing a jail sentence at home, to apply for citizenship of that hospitable country.


  13. Neocon Fugitive Given Ukraine ProvinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | OpEdNews

    Mikheil Saakashvili, President of Georgia and U.S. President George Bush at a NATO meeting. ) The latest political move by the U.S.-backed "pro-democracy" regime in Ukraine was to foist on the people of Odessa the autocratic Georgian ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili, a neoconservative favorite and currently a fugitive from his own country which is seeking him on charges of human rights violations and embezzlement.


  14. Ukraine: Can Saakashvili Perform Reform Magic on Odessa?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | EurasiaNet

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko meet with Odessa residents on May 30. Saakashvili, who was newly appointed governor of Ukraine's strategic Black Sea region of Odessa, is expected to bring a similar governing style as he introduced to Georgia more that a decade ago - slash government-staff, hire more young people, stamp out corruption, and upgrade infrastructure. There was little doubt Mikheil Saakashvili had a second political act in him after leaving the presidency of Georgia in 2013.


  15. Odessa's new governor Saakashvili splits opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | BBC News

    ... exists, and the two men need to keep their their lines of communication open. The question is whether Mikheil Saakashvili's strident anti-Putinism, now given a very public forum, could disrupt the delicate balance in Ukrainian-Russian affairs. Both ...


  16. Saakashvili Named Governor of Odessa, Tajik Top Cop Defects to ISRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Transitions Online

    Plus, Russian TV revises history of 1968 Warsaw Pact invasion, and scientists are helpless against mass die-off of Central Asia's endangered antelopes. Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili will give up his Georgian citizenship now that he has been named governor of Ukraine's Odessa region and granted Ukrainian citizenship, the BBC reports .


  17. Can Georgia's Former Pres Rescue Ukraine?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Real Clear Politics

    Just eight months ago, former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili languished in Brooklyn, "plotting a triumphant return" to his homeland, according to the New York Times. As of last weekend, however, he is a citizen of Ukraine and governor of Odessa, a region in the southwest of that country.


  18. Good Lord Is This WeirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Talking Points Memo

    ... Georgians Now"? Well, even the Georgians aren't Georgians now. Or at least not Georgia's then-President Mikheil Saakashvili. The last we heard of him he was living in "self-imposed exile" as a Brooklyn hipster after getting run out of the country ...


  19. Ex-Georgia head gives up citizenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | BBC News

    Georgian ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili says he is giving up Georgian citizenship as he becomes governor of Ukraine's Odessa region. Mr Saakashvili told the BBC a Georgian passport meant "guaranteed imprisonment" there as the authorities pursued criminal charges against him.


  20. Mixed Feelings In Odesa Over Saakashvili As GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko presents former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili as the governor of Odesa on May 30, 2015. To say that Mikheil Saakashvili's appointment as governor of Odesa Oblast took Ukrainians by surprise would be an understatement.