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Saakashvili eyes comeback in Ukraine’s politics after Zelenzky’s first round win

By | April 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Mikheil Saakashvili was forcefully deported from Ukraine in February, 2018. (Stringer Media.) TBILISI, DFWatch--The success of an opposition candidate in Ukraine's presidential elections has given Georgia's former leader Mikheil Saakashvili new hope of making a comeback in Kiev politics. After losing power in his home country, Saakashvili re-launched his career as politician in Ukraine, [...]

Saakashvili forms new political party in Ukraine, demands snap election

By | November 13th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili has formed a new political party in Ukraine, demanding early elections there. The announcement comes a few weeks after his party in Georgia, the National Movement, was defeated in the parliamentary […]

Saakashvili won’t leave Ukraine, regardless of election outcome

By | October 8th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili says he doesn’t plan to leave Ukraine, where he serves as governor of the Odessa region, no matter what the results of today’s parliament election is. “I won’t abandon my huge plans to help Ukraine,” […]

Ukraine fires deputy chief prosecutor, a Georgian

By | March 30th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Davit Sakvarelidze, a former Georgian official, has been fired as deputy chief prosecutor of Ukraine. He was fired for violating the ethics of a prosecutor, and for interfering in the business of another prosecutor, according to the the website […]

Ukraine’s Avakov in shouting match with Saakashvili at council meeting

By | December 17th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Mikheil Saakashvili (right) got up and left the meeting of the Reform Council after a shouting match with Arsen Avakov (left), who threw a glass of water at him. TBILISI, DFWatch–Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov Wednesday published a video showing a quarrel between him and Mikheil Saakashvili, Governor of Odessa, and former President of Georgia. The video shows them bickering and Avakov […]

Georgian defense minister asks Ukraine to explain Saakashvili’s statements

By | July 25th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Tina Khidasheli. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian Defense Minister Tina Khidasheli has asked Ukraine’s government to explain whether they take responsibility for statements made by former Georgian President Mikheil Saaksahvili, who is now governor of Odessa. […]

Saakashvili to get one more former associate in Odessa administration

By | June 9th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Gia Lortkipanidze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–One more former Georgian government official is to be appointed to a high position in the new Ukrainian government, a Ukrainian media outlet reports. According to, Gia Lortkipanidze may be appointed as head of the Interior Ministry Department in Odessa. […]