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    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...

    Quitting as Odessa governor, Saakashvili hits out at Ukraine leadership
    Nov07

    Quitting as Odessa governor, Saakashvili hits out at Ukraine leadership

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili tendered his resignation as governor of Ukraine’s southern Odessa region on Monday, accusing highly-placed officials in Kiev of obstructing his attempts at reform. …read more Source: Channel...

    The Morning Vertical, November 7, 2016
    Nov07

    The Morning Vertical, November 7, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Donald Trump may not become president, but his nuclear policy may live on
    Nov07

    Donald Trump may not become president, but his nuclear policy may live on

    Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, speaks during a campaign rally late Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, in Denver. (Credit: AP) This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch. Once upon a time, when choosing a new president, a factor for many voters was the perennial question: “Whose finger do you want on the nuclear button?” Of all the...

    Former Georgia President resigns as Ukraine Odessa governor
    Nov07

    Former Georgia President resigns as Ukraine Odessa governor

    The news channel 112 Ukrayina TV said Saakashvili cited corruption in the capital, Kiev, as one reason for his decision. …read more Source:...

    Georgia’s Saakashvili resigns as governor in Ukraine (AFP)
    Nov07

    Georgia’s Saakashvili resigns as governor in Ukraine (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Georgia’s pro-Western former president Mikheil Saakashvili resigned Monday from his post as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region after a tumultuous tenure that lasted just 18 months. …read more Source: The West...

    Saakashvili resigns as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region
    Nov07

    Saakashvili resigns as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili tendered his resignation as governor of Ukraine’s southern Odessa region on Monday, accusing highly-placed officials in Kiev of obstructing his attempts at reform, Reuters reports. Saakashvili, who is widely credited with cracking down on graft when he was president of Georgia from 2004-2013,...