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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Securing Strategic Buffer Space: Lessons from the Past and Implications for Today
    Nov07

    Securing Strategic Buffer Space: Lessons from the Past and Implications for Today

    Sungtae Jacky Park Security, Great powers are also inclined toward diplomatic solutions when there exists an agreed international norm that emphasizes moderation and equilibrium. A series of geopolitical fault lines are coming apart today. There is a hybrid conflict in Ukraine, an arc of destruction from the Levant to Iraq, rising tensions on the...

    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 Kyiv of obstructing his attempts at reform. Saakashvili, who is widely credited with cracking down on graft when he was president of Georgia from 2004-2013, was appointed...

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

    Mikheil Saakashvili quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region

    Saakashvili is now wanted in Georgia on criminal charges. …read more Source:...

    Saakashvili Washes Hands of Odessa
    Nov07

    Saakashvili Washes Hands of Odessa

    Mikheil Saakashvili is calling it quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region. In announcing his resignation, the former Georgian president turned on his patron, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, accusing Ukraine’s leadership of endemic corruption. The Wall Street Journal reports: In a video posted to his official Facebook page,...

    Saakashvili quits as Ukraine’s Odessa governor
    Nov07

    Saakashvili quits as Ukraine’s Odessa governor

    Ex-Georgian president says President Poroshenko stalling reforms and protecting gangs …read more Source: Financial...

    Georgia’s Saakashvili resigns as governor in Ukraine
    Nov07

    Georgia’s Saakashvili resigns as governor in Ukraine

    Saakashvili was a passionate supporter of Ukraine’s 2014 pro-EU revolution that ousted the Russian-backed president and set the former Soviet republic on its westward course. …read more Source: World...

    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...