Mikheil Saakashvili Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Mikheil Saakashvili.

Results 1 - 20 of 204 in Mikheil Saakashvili

  1. European Court Fines Georgia In Ex-Audit Chief's CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    The European Court for Human Rights has ordered the Georgian government to pay 20,000 euros to a former state audit agency chief who was imprisoned in a corruption case. The court in Strasbourg announced a verdict in the case of former Chamber of Control chief Sulkhan Molashvili on October 30. Molashvili was arrested in April 2004, after the Rose Revolution swept Mikheil Saakashvili to power, on suspicion of misappropriating state funds.

    Comment?

  2. Georgia Military In Funds ScandalRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Groong

    ... to avoid using the courts as a political lever since an opposition coalition defeated then-President Mikheil Saakashvili's long-ruling party in a 2012 parliamentary election. Last week, U.S. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki stressed "the ...

    Comment?

  3. Former Georgian President Launches New Diatribe Against Current LeadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Weekday Magazine

    Two years after the parliamentary election defeat of his United National Movement by the Georgian Dream coalition headed by billionaire philanthropist Bidzina Ivanishvili, former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has accused Ivanishvili , who stepped down as prime minister a year ago, of "abolishing the election system" in Georgia and seeking to "establish a provincial dictatorship." Meanwhile, the ENM has scheduled a mass meeting on Tbilisi ' s main boulevard on November 15 to denounce the Georgian government ' s imputed failure to take any measures to prevent the annexation by Russia of the breakaway Republic of Abkhazia that the ENM fears the draft Treaty on Union Relations and Integration currently under discussion presages.

    Comment?

  4. Georgian Military Brass Accused Of Misuse Of State FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Weekday Magazine

    ... to avoid using the courts as a political lever since an opposition coalition defeated then-President Mikheil Saakashvili's long-ruling party in a 2012 parliamentary election. Last week, U.S. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki stressed "the ...

    Comment?

  5. "A system cannot change itself - " leaders are needed"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The Day

    ... there for six years during Eduard ShevardA nadze's presidency. Only then did he take to journalism. When Mikheil Saakashvili came to power, he was one of his harshest critics. By the end of 2004 he had understood that major reforms were being ...

    Comment?

  6. Georgia to achieve restoration of its territorial integrity - PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Trend

    ... of governance of the Georgian Dream party over two years. Garibashvili said Georgia's former President Mikheil Saakashvili is the perpetrator of losing of the country's territories. Moreover, the prime minister once again urged the Abkhazians and ...

    Comment?

  7. Putin Accuses West Of Sponsoring 'Terrorist Invasions' Of Russia, Central AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | EurasiaNet

    ... that the U.S. sponsors Chechen terrorists, and somewhat more plausible reports that Georgia, under the Mikheil Saakashvili government, trained and hosted Chechen rebels. But far more significant was the fact that in the early post-9/11 period the ...

    Comment?

  8. Georgian ex-president's party to stage protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | Trend

    The 'United National Movement' party of Georgian ex-president, Mikheil Saakashvili will hold a protest Nov. 15 on the Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi, the country's capital. The party's executive secretary, Zurab Japaridze said at a press briefing Oct. 25 that the protest is aimed at informing the Georgian authorities and international community that Georgia will never accept the ethnic cleansing in Abkhazia.

    Comment?

  9. Georgia's New Government Is More Open With Armenia, Says ActivistRead the original story

    Friday Oct 24 | Groong

    GEORGIA'S NEW GOVERNMENT IS MORE OPEN WITH ARMENIA, SAYS ACTIVIST 14:23 * 24.10.14 In an interview with Tert.am, Javakhk-based Armenian activist Vahagn Chakhalyan said that Georgia's current government is more sincere in its relations with Armenia. "The tension that was under Mikheil Saakashvili has been defused, and the situation is getting better," he said.

    Comment?

  10. State Department Reiterates Concerns Over Former Georgian Officials' PersecutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Weekday Magazine

    ... he U.S. Department of State expressed concern over Georgian prosecutors' decision to summon ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili for questioning in multiple criminal investigations.

    Comment?

  11. It's time for the eurozone to look beyond its bordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | EurActiv.com

    ... by many until after the 2003 Rose Revolution, Georgia implemented a broad program under former President Mikheil Saakashvili to attract foreign investors that included reforms to public service and business law, new anticorruption legislation and ...

    Comment?

  12. * " oe " " 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2014 | The Georgian Times

    ... In Georgia, Gulashvili was soon targeted for political reasons by the staunchly anti-Russian regime of Mikheil Saakashvili. He initially had to flee to Russia but longing for his homeland, he returned to Georgia and became one Saakashvili's many ...

    Comment?

  13. Ex-Georgian PM Given New Jail TermRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Groong

    ... the country's interior ministry at the time. Merabishvili, a political ally of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, is already in prison serving other sentences. On February 17, he was sentenced to five years in prison for attempting to ...

    Comment?

  14. Georgian ex-PM sentenced to three years in jail for power abuseRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | Big News Network.com

    ... ed to the crackdown on protesters in May 2011. Merabishvili is also a co-defendant with former president Mikheil Saakashvili in a criminal case about suppressing protests in November 2007 and raiding an opposition television station.

    Comment?

  15. Another Guilty Verdict for Georgia's Ex-Interior Minister MerabishviliRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | EurasiaNet

    Georgia's jailed, former Interior Minister Vano Merabishvili was sentenced to three years in prison on October 20 for his alleged role in a haunting 2006 murder case. Once the all-powerful muscle of ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili's administration, Merabishvili was found guilty of obstructing justice in the high-profile death of a 28-year-old banker, Sandro Girgvliani.

    Comment?

  16. Former Georgian Prime Minister Given Another Jail TermRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Weekday Magazine

    ... the country's interior ministry at the time. Merabishvili, a political ally of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, is already in prison serving other sentences. On February 17, he was sentenced to five years in prison for attempting to ...

    Comment?

  17. Georgian ex-minister sentenced to 3 years in jail for murder cover-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | PanArmenian Network

    ... present. Four policemen were put on trial and convicted, but shortly after pardoned by then-President Mikheil Saakashvili, thus raising serious concerns internationally about the independence of the courts and the justice reforms in general, the ...

    Comment?

  18. The Complicated Life of Georgia's Philosopher PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Foreign Policy

    ... judicial reform as well as other issues concerning the prosecution of former associates of ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili. The billionaire was especially irked by Margvelashvili's open disagreements with the government, while the president ...

    Comment?

  19. Putin, Erdogan, Saudi Arabia: The Balance Of Power Is ShiftingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Forbes.com

    I have written about ancient places, warzones, political upheavals and far frontiers for the Wall Street Journal and Newsweek since the 1990s. That covers an area from the China-North Korea border to the Caucasus, to Iraq, Iran, Syria, Turkey to Eastern Europe.

    Comment?

  20. Serbia-Albania Soccer Game Ends in Chaos, Russia and Abkhazia Mull Closer TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Transitions Online

    ... Watch . Georgia has gradually opened channels of communication with Russia since former President Mikheil Saakashvili's political party was ousted from power and Saakashvili, who led the country into the disastrous 2008 war, left office. The ...

    Comment?