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  1. Saakashvili Urges U.S. To Send Ukraine WeaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, now serving as an adviser to the administration of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, has called on the United States to provide Ukraine with lethal weapons. Speaking in front of a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on March 4, Saakashvili said that Ukraine needed arms, such as antitank weapons, to stall what he called the Russian advance.

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  2. Putin's Russia: How To Build A Culture Of Hatred In Five Easy StepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Weekday Magazine

    ... distaste for a whole range of adversaries: Chechen militants, journalists, former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, and lazy leaders from the Commonwealth of Independent States who "just chew snot from one year to the next." The effect of the ...

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  3. Saakashvili: Baltics do not have the strategic advantages Ukraine doesRead the original story

    Yesterday | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    In an interview with the Lithuanian news portal Delfi.lt, former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili said that, in the event of war, the Baltics lack the strategic advantages held by Ukraine, reports BNS/LETA.... Read more...

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  4. Mikheil Saakashvili: Peace of Europe in the balance with Ukraine as the new West BerlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | TwinCities

    A year ago, events on Kiev's Maidan square led to the demise of the corrupt, pro-Russian regime of Viktor Yanukovych and to the victory of Ukraine's pro-European forces. Now Ukraine is engulfed in a war with Russia and its local proxies.

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  5. The peace of Europe in the balance with UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Stars and Stripes

    ... is today's West Berlin: the front line in the defense of Western values against Russian revanchism. Mikheil Saakashvili, president of Georgia from 2004 to 2013, is chairman of the International Advisory Council on Reforms for the President of ...

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  6. Georgian ex-president's party prepares for rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Trend

    Georgian ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili's party "United National Movement" intends to hold a rally in the center of Tbilisi on March 21. It will demand the resignation of the government, which, according to the party, is unable to stop the depreciation of the national currency - the lari, News-Georgia agency reported. The lari rate versus the US dollar has begun actively declining since November 20, 2014.

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  7. U.S. Says No Weapons for Ukraine... but Here, Slovakia, Have a Few HelicoptersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Motley Fool

    ... nearly a year's worth of fighting against Russian-backed separatists. Photo: ' 1 2N ' / DenTVinform . Mikheil Saakashvili, who led the former Soviet Republic of Georgia when Russian tanks, troops, and planes invaded, overran, and bombed that country ...

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  8. RPT-Georgia central bank says political attacks hurt economyRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Reuters

    ... reporters. Kadagidze is the only high-ranking official left from the administration of former president Mikheil Saakashvili and some in Georgia think he is being made a scapegoat by a new generation of politicians who would like to install one of ...

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  9. Viewpoint: What West must do in UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | BBC News

    ... South Ossetia in August 2008. This apparently lunatic Georgian move is only comprehensible if President Mikheil Saakashvili believed that the USA would intervene militarily to prevent Georgia's defeat. But the Georgians could have been forgiven for ...

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  10. Saakashvili, Nuland Discuss Ukraine Crisis In WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Weekday Magazine

    A U.S. State Department official says former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili met with Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland in Washington this week to discuss the Ukraine crisis. Saakashvili, an adviser on reforms to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, said this week he is meeting with dozens of officials in Washington to advocate for U.S. arms supplies to Ukraine in its standoff with pro-Russian separatists.

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  11. Georgia's Alleged Russian-Truck InvasionRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | EurasiaNet

    ... the west]," charged parliament member Nugzar Tsiklauri, Tabula.ge reported. In 2011, under ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili, leader of the UNM, the Georgian parliament canceled a five-year military transit agreement that allowed Moscow to send ...

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  12. Saakashvili Spearheading Push For U.S. Military Aid To UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | EurasiaNet

    Earlier this month, former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili was appointed to a post in the government of Ukraine, head of the Advisory International Council of Reforms. But while "reform" may be the international brand Saakashvili had adopted for himself, his efforts for Kiev so far have centered around more short-term goals: acquiring western arms.

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  13. No secret meeting between Georgia's current, ex-presidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Trend

    The statement about a meeting between the incumbent president, Giorgi Margvelashvili and the former president, Mikheil Saakashvili in Kiev is an insinuation, the Georgian president's administration told Trend Feb. 25. The presidential administration said Saakashvili and Margvelashvili couldn't meet in Kiev, as on those days, Saakashvili was in Washington. Grigol Gagnidze, the head of the non-governmental organization 'International Observatory', citing a journalist from Ukraine, told the newspaper that the meeting lasted a few minutes.

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  14. Saakashvili Lobbies In Washington For Arms To Be Sent To UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Weekday Magazine

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili says he is meeting with U.S. lawmakers and officials in Washington to discuss "increasing legislative pressure" to provide weapons to Ukraine. Saakashvili wrote in a February 25 post on his Facebook page that "never have so many [U.S.] lawmakers agreed to meet with me, even when I was president: 34 meetings in three days."

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  15. Ukraine needs weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... he is constructing in eastern Ukraine and open the way to connecting it with Russian-occupied Crimea. Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president now working as an adviser to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, said he expects Mr. Putin ...

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  16. Georgian Interior Ministry explains appearance of Russian military vehicles in TbilisiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Trend

    ... The vehicles are in Tbilisi for sale of spare parts." Meanwhile, one of the leaders of the ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili's United National Movement Party Givi Targamadze said that these vehicles can be used for wiretapping of embassies and ...

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  17. An 'invitation' for Mr. Putin in eastern UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Washington Post

    ... he is constructing in eastern Ukraine and open the way to connecting it with Russian-occupied Crimea. Mikheil Saakashvili , the former Georgian president now working as an adviser to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, said he expects Mr. Putin ...

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  18. Economic Interests Subordinated To Political Ambitions - Opinions On Abkhazian Railway ProjectRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Groong

    OPINIONS ON ABKHAZIAN RAILWAY PROJECT 11:36 * 24.02.15 The new Georgian authorities, unlike former President Mikheil Saakashvili's administration, are willing to offer a realistic solution to the controversial Abkhazian railway project, a lawmaker from Georgia's Armenian populated region of Jabakh said, commenting on President Giorgi Margvelashvili's call for a dialogue with Russia. "While under the former government, it was absolutely pointless to address the topic, the mutual statements made on the level of high-ranking officials now allow for optimism in terms of bringing the Abkhazian railway issue to the negotiations' agenda," Shirak Torosyan of the ruling Republican faction in parliament told Tert.am.

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  19. Margvelashvili Invites Ukraine's Poroshenko To GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Weekday Magazine

    Georgia's presidential administration said on February 23 that Margvelashvili held talks with Poroshenko in Kyiv, where he participated along with several EU presidents in a February 22 March of Dignity commemorating pro-European protesters killed in a crackdown by the previous Ukrainian government last year. Last week, the Georgian Prosecutor General's Office said it officially asked Ukraine to extradite Former President Mikheil Saakashvili and former Justice Minister Zurab Adeishvili to Georgia.

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  20. Georgia mustn't use justice system to settle scores - Europe rights bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Georgian authorities should not use the justice system to settle political scores with the former government of Mikheil Saakashvili, a European rights body said on Friday. TBILISI: Georgian authorities should not use the justice system to settle political scores with the former government of Mikheil Saakashvili, a European rights body said on Friday.

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