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  1. Ukraine calls for arms supplies as Russian troops worry NATORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Toronto Star

    Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili, centre, attends the funeral in Kyiv on Friday of Georgy Djanelidze, 41, a Georgian fighter of the Ukrainian battalion of Azov who died during fighting against pro-Russian rebels. Ukraine accused Russia of resisting a peaceful end to fighting in eastern Ukraine and called for weapons from its allies, saying it is striving to settle the separatist conflict.

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  2. Islamic State Recruiting Stokes Fears for Parents in GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Voice of America

    ... Georgian Interior Minister Vakhtang Gomelauri told reporters Monday. Leaders from former President Mikheil Saakashvili's United National Movement have warned that if the government failed to stem radicalism in Pankisi, Russia would use it as "the ...

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  3. A story which has not quite run its course yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Day

    ... It was rumored for a long time then that the bureau would be headed by former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili. After his public refusal, people started naming David Sakvarelidze, a Georgian prosecutor now serving as the First Deputy ...

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  4. Georgian Fighter Dies in UkraineRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | EurasiaNet

    ... , died in eastern Ukraine last year, the Georgian Defense Ministry claimed that ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili and his loyalists held responsibility for the soldier's death by encouraging Georgians to get involved in the Ukraine conflict. The ...

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  5. EU visa decision for Georgia depends on reforms -foreign ministersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | AlertNet

    ... in 2012 under the then premiership of billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili, a political rival of ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili, has used selective justice and political persecution against opponents. Dozens of former officials, including the prime ...

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  6. Internet security: How to back up a countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Economist

    ... During the war in Georgia in 2008, unknown hackers defaced the website of that country's president, Mikheil Saakashvili. Mr Ilves's website was moved fairly smoothly to the "cloud"-networks of third-party computers-in this case Microsoft data ...

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  7. Putin Prepares To Reinvade As Saakashvili's Georgians Boost Ukraine's DemocracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Forbes.com

    ... of armored vehicles across borders without months of preparation. So it's not anyone else's fault, not Mikheil Saakashvili's provocation in Georgia, not Ukrainian 'fascists' in Crimea or Donetsk. Nothing 'triggered' the aggressions. Mostly, the ...

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  8. Is Crime Making a Comeback in Georgia?Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | EurasiaNet

    ... as controversial as the mass incarcerations by the previous Georgian government, under ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili. Worsening the general picture is a series of apparent contract-killings within Tbilisi; a crime that has not been characteristic ...

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  9. Q&A: Georgia presidential electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2013 | Newsday

    Georgians vote on Sunday to elect a successor to strongly pro-Western President Mikheil Saakashvili, who is stepping down after 10 years in power. The frontrunner is a close ally of Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, Mr Saakashvili's bitter rival, while the candidate of the incumbent president's party is polling a distant second.

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  10. Ukraine Refuses to Extradite Georgia's Ex-Res...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Ukraine has rejected Georgia's request for the extradition of its former president, Mikheil Saakashvili, who is facing a criminal probe at home. The Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office said in Wednesday's statement that Saakashvili could face political persecution in Georgia if he is extradited.

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  11. Ukraine refuses to extradite former Georgian president to TbilisiRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | UAport

    APA. Ukraine's Prosecutor's Office has refused to extradite former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili to Tbilisi, the Prosecutor's Office press service said on Wednesday.

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  12. General prosecutor office of Ukraine refuses to extradite Mikheil SaakashviliRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Trend

    General prosecutor office of Ukraine refused to extradite the former head of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, thinking that he is being persecuted for "political reasons", RIA Novosti news agency reported April 1. "On the results of inspection, General prosecutor office of Ukraine came to conclusion that there is the risk that an extradition request of Saakashvili was made by the competent authorities of Georgia with the aim of political persecution," said the message. "In addition, his extradition would be contrary to the requirements of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of 1950.

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  13. Georgia: PM and Cabinet Skip State-of-the-Nation SpeechRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | EurasiaNet

    ... independence of the prosecutor's office, often accused of carrying out prosecutions against ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili and his associates to please the Georgian Dream. (The government has denied such accusations.) There was also the matter of ...

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  14. Leaked emails reveal Hillary's henchman Sid Blumenthal illegally lobbied for Putin allyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | American Thinker

    ... - a state that had invaded Georgia only four years earlier. He was opposing the incumbent President Mikheil Saakashvili, who had enjoyed U.S. support. Ivanishvili was eager to meet with then-Secretary of State Clinton, but found himself snubbed ...

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  15. Report: Hillarya s Emails Reveal Adviser Illegally Lobbied for Billionaire Putin AllyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Breitbart.com

    ... called for closer relations with Russia." At the time, Ivanishvili "was opposing the incumbent President Mikheil Saakashvili, who had enjoyed U.S. support." Two years ago, a hacker named Guccifer released some of Blumenthal's emails, which Gawker ...

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  16. Clinton Advisor Accused Of Illegally Lobbying For Putin AllyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Daily Caller

    ... Ivanishvili was a candidate from the Georgian Dream party, challenging the sitting Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili on a platform of creating closer ties with neighboring Russia. But in the email, Blumenthal was open about the fact that ...

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  17. Did Clinton's Backdoor Adviser Illegally Lobby for Putin Ally?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Gawker

    ... Russia-a state that had invaded Georgia only four years earlier. He was opposing the incumbent President Mikheil Saakashvili, who had enjoyed U.S. support. Ivanishvili was eager to meet with then-Secretary of State Clinton, but found himself snubbed ...

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  18. Is The Georgian Government Living On Borrowed Time?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Weekday Magazine

    ... that popular disillusion. On March 21, the opposition United National Movement (ENM) of former President Mikheil Saakashvili convened a demonstration in Tbilisi to demand that the government resign for its handling of the economy. Attendance was at ...

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  19. Georgian Opposition Party Won't Back No-Confidence BidRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Weekday Magazine

    Prominent Georgian opposition leader Irakli Alasania says his Fee Democrats party will not join former President Mikheil Saakashvili's United National Movement's push for a no-confidence vote against the government. Alasania, whose party holds eight seats of the 150 seats in parliament, criticized both Saakashvili and Bidzina Ivanishvili, the tycoon who led the Georgian Dream coalition to power in 2012.

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  20. Georgia: Government Couldn't Figure Out How to Spend $68 Million, NGO SaysRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | EurasiaNet

    ... but cannot spend it," drily remarked Roman Gotsiridze, a head of the Central Bank under former President Mikheil Saakashvili, local media reported. The finance ministry ardently denies any wrongdoing. It insists that it keeps its books properly - ...

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