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Is Mikheil Saakashvili Planning a New Revolution in Ukraine?

Russian media report that Saakashvili is accusing Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko of condoning corruption in Ukraine, and is forming his own party to challenge the country’s established elite


Former Georgian President and ex-Governor of the Odessa Regional Administration Mikheil Saakashvili has said that he is ready to correct the “historical mistake” made after the Ukrainian revolutions of 2004 and 2014, “when the victorious powers were not able to fully replace the elite,” according to Russian business daily Kommersant, which did not specify the origin of the comments, though it appeared to be quoting from an interview Saakashvili gave to Georgian TV channel Rustavi 2 in Kiev on Nov. 15.

According to Kommersant, Saakashvili has said that after resigning from his gubernatorial post he “felt reborn” and is now ready to work for the full replacement of the Ukrainian elite with the same methods that he used after the 2003 Georgian Revolution.


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