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    Saakashvili steps down as head of corruption-plagued Odessa
    Nov07

    Saakashvili steps down as head of corruption-plagued Odessa

    MOSCOW (AP) — Mikhail Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who became governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, announced Monday that he is resigning in frustration at what he characterized as obstruction in efforts to root out corruption. Saakashvili was appointed governor of the corruption-riddled Black Sea region in May 2015 by...

    Kazakh beer tycoon jailed for 21 years on coup-plotting charges
    Nov07

    Kazakh beer tycoon jailed for 21 years on coup-plotting charges

    By Raushan Nurshayeva A Kazakh businessman was sentenced to 21 years in prison on Monday on charges including plotting a coup against veteran President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Tokhtar Tuleshov, best known for running Shymkentpivo, one of the former Soviet republic’s largest breweries, was subjected to a closed trial before a military court in...

    IFC Study Finds Climate Pact Helped Open Up $23 Trillion in Emerging-Market Opportunities
    Nov07

    IFC Study Finds Climate Pact Helped Open Up $23 Trillion in Emerging-Market Opportunities

    A study released today by IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, shows that the historic global agreement on climate change adopted in Paris last year helped open up nearly $23 trillion in opportunities for climate-smart investments in emerging markets between now and 2030. Since the Paris Agreement was adopted in December 2015, a total of 189...

    Odessa, Ukraine, Gov. Saakashvili resigns, citing rampant corruption
    Nov07

    Odessa, Ukraine, Gov. Saakashvili resigns, citing rampant corruption

    Ed AdamczykODESSA, Ukraine, Nov. 7 (UPI) — Mikheil Saakashvili, governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, lashed out at government corruption as he announced his resignation Monday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Mikheil Saakashvili quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region
    Nov07

    Mikheil Saakashvili quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region

    Former Georgian president blames corrupt officials and lack of political will for reforms for his resignationMikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, has resigned as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, citing corrupt officials and a lack of political will for reform in the country’s leadership.Saakashvili staged his...

    Georgia’s Saakashvili resigns as governor in Ukraine
    Nov07

    Georgia’s Saakashvili resigns as governor in Ukraine

    Georgia’s pro-Western former president Mikheil Saakashvili announced his resignation Monday from his post as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region out of frustration at allegedly being reined in from fighting corruption. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukrainian president Poroshenko visiting Slovenia
    Nov07

    Ukrainian president Poroshenko visiting Slovenia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will pay an official visit to Slovenia on Tuesday. The visit is to boost bilateral ties and affirm Slovenia’s support for Ukraine’s “strengthening of contacts and cooperation with the EU and the reform process bringing Ukraine closer to European integration,” President Borut...

    Ex-Georgian president quits Ukraine post
    Nov07

    Ex-Georgian president quits Ukraine post

    Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has resigned from his post as governor of a Ukrainian region after 18 months. The controversial pro-West reformer accuses Kyiv of not being serious about tackling corruption. …read more Source:...

    Saakashvili Resigns With Fiery Speech
    Nov07

    Saakashvili Resigns With Fiery Speech

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili resigned from his position as governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region with a fiery speech in which he lambasted Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for supporting corrupt clans and said the ideals of the country’s 2014 revolution had been betrayed. (Video from Mikheil Saakashvili’s press...

    Ex-Georgian president quits Ukraine post
    Nov07

    Ex-Georgian president quits Ukraine post

    Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has resigned from his post as governor of a Ukrainian region after 18 months. The controversial pro-West reformer accuses Kyiv of not being serious about tackling corruption. …read more Source: Deutsche...