Mikheil Saakashvili Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Thousands rally in Georgia against Russia policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... gathered on the city's main thoroughfare on Saturday, following the call of the former president Mikheil Saakashvili's United National Movement party (UNM). "Let's show Georgia's government that the nation is united against the serious threat to its ...

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  2. Thousands of Georgians protest against Russia, own government : November 16, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Daily Times

    ... to focus on the country's problems and not on political retribution." Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who has been charged with exceeding his authority during his years in office, addressed the crowd from Ukraine's capital Kiev. "We ...

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  3. More Than 30,000 Rally In Tbilisi Against GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    An estimated 30,000 opposition supporters have rallied in the Georgian capital Tbilisi against the government's Russia policy and the Kremlin's backing of separatists in the breakaway Abkhazia and South Ossetia regions. Carrying Georgian and Ukrainian flags and placards that read "Stop Putin!" the protesters gathered on the city's main thoroughfare, following the call of the former President Mikheil Saakashvili's United National Movement party .

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  4. Georgia's flamboyant reformer Bendukidze diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The China Post

    ... night. "I am shocked and horrified ... A statesman of historic importance has passed away," ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili wrote on Facebook. Saakashvili said that Bendukidze had been negotiating to take up a "key government post" in Ukraine at ...

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  5. Georgia's Big Renaissance Man, Kakha Bendukidze, DiesRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | EurasiaNet

    ... every sense of the word - figures in Georgian politics, Bendukidze was nabbed in 2004 by then President Mikheil Saakashvili to return from Russia, where he had run mega-heavy-machinery producer OMZ, to help overhaul the Georgian economy. ...

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  6. Georgian opposition: Jailing political opponents leads to PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | EurActiv.com

    Giga Bokeria, of the Georgian opposition United National Movement , warned in the European Parliament yesterday , that intensifying political persecution in his country was favouring Russia, which already illegally occupies part of his country. Bokeria, who is international secretary of UNM, the political force of former President Mikheil Saakashvili, spoke to the press alongside EPP Vice President Jacek Saryusz-Wolski, who hosted the event.

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  7. Georgia's key reformer Kakha Bendukidze diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Yahoo!

    Georgian statesman Kakha Bendukidze, the architect of the ex-Soviet republic's liberal economic reforms who was advising Ukraine's new president, has died aged 58, officials said Friday. "Georgia lost Kakha," former president Mikheil Saakashvili wrote on his Facebook page.

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  8. Georgia: Political Crisis Prompts Speculation About Ivanishvili's Political RoleRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | EurasiaNet

    ... live in an informalocracy," quipped Sergi Kapanadze, a former deputy foreign minister under ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili, and co-founder of a think-tank, Georgia's Reforms Associates. "The main problem with such a setup is the atrophying of ...

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  9. Moscow Tries To Increase Its Influence In GeorgiaRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Groong

    ... It is different case that Moscow tries to increase its influence in Georgia. While the Presidency of Mikheil Saakashvili Tbilisi was against Vladimer Putin, but new government has multi vector and balanced politics: on one hand it continues the ...

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  10. Georgia Back on - European' Track, Rightists Rampage in WarsawRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Transitions Online

    ... has continued the staunchly pro-Western stance of previous administrations under former President Mikheil Saakashvili while making cautious moves to end years of Russian diplomatic and economic blockade since the Georgian-Russian war in August 2008. ...

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  11. Georgia's Former President, Interior Minister Face New Criminal ChargesRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Groong

    GEORGIA'S FORMER PRESIDENT, INTERIOR MINISTER FACE NEW CRIMINAL CHARGES 19:03 10/11/2014 >> LAW Georgian prosecutor's office on Monday brought new charges against former President Mikheil Saakashvili and former Interior Minister Vano Merabishvili in the criminal case over beating of lawmaker Valery Gelashvili in July 2005, the republican main prosecutor's office said, TASS reported. "The guilt is aggravated by new facts found in the investigation," the main prosecutor's office said.

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  12. Georgian Coalition's Breakup: Same Would Have Happened In Armenia - ExpertRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | Groong

    ... this context, of interest is whether the Free Democrats party led by Irakli Alasania will cooperate with Mikheil Saakashvili. Georgia will follow the course of an Association Agreement with the European Union (EU) along with attempts to improve ...

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  13. Georgia: How Long Can the PM Mind His Ps and Qs?Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | EurasiaNet

    ... actions are in line with the goals of the opposition United National Movement party, led by ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili. Alasania served as Georgia's UN envoy, a presidential aide and chairperson of the Abkhaz government-in-exile under ...

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  14. Georgian PM Lashes Out At Former MinistersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has accused two ministers who left the cabinet last week of "anti-state activities," saying they "misrepresented Georgia" to the West. Garibashvili said on November 10 that Alasania had positioned Georgia as a country that should continue reforms conducted by former President Mikheil Saakashvili while "not mentioning human rights violations and killings" he said took place under Saakashvili.

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  15. Georgian Social Media Users Make Light of Political Power StruggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Global Voices Online

    ... Ambassador to the UN during the 2008 conflict with Russia before going into opposition to then-President Mikheil Saakashvili. He is a well-known face among Western partners and, according to a recent poll , the most popular politician in Georgia. By ...

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  16. Former Georgian Premier Downplays Political UpheavalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    ... on the turmoil within the ruling Georgian Dream coalition that he led to victory against then President Mikheil Saakashvili's United National Movement (ENM) in the October 2012 parliamentary election. Ivanishvili characterized the events of the past ...

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  17. Ukraine crisis: Russian tanks threaten fragile ceasefire, says President PoroshenkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Independent

    ... the Free Democrats, out of the government, protesting that the investigation was politically motivated. Mikheil Saakashvili, who led Georgia's "Rose Revolution" in 2003 and did much to implant democracy in the country, warned this week that Georgia ...

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  18. Former President of Georgia Saakashvili Warns that His Country Is On a Dangerous PathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... says. He'd be involved in Georgian politics one way or another, "I want our country to shine." Where is Mikheil Saakashvili now: " I live mainly in New York. I spent the first semester at Taft University as the first Senior Statesman at the Fletcher ...

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  19. Trouble in TbilisiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Foreign Policy

    Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili's decision to sack the country's minister of defense, Irakli Alasania, has rattled the fragile Georgian Dream political coalition of six parties that has governed since its October 2012 upset victory over the United National Movement , the party of ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili. Over the last two years, the Georgian Dream has cultivated the popular image of a democratic and socially responsive successor to Saakashvili's ground-breaking but heavy-handed regime, which catered to the West but failed to combat poverty and unemployment.

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  20. The Georgian Political Shuffle: A Chat With The ExpertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Weekday Magazine

    It was a diverse and unwieldy coalition that was formed for one reason and one reason only -- defeating former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili and his ruling United National Movement. And as soon as that goal was accomplished two years ago, the cracks began to appear in this rickety alliance, which includes liberals, socialists, and nationalists.

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