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    Ukrainian Police Recapture Former Georgian Leader Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Ukrainian Police Recapture Former Georgian Leader Saakashvili

    Ukraine’s general prosecutor said on Friday police had recaptured the former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili, who was freed from police custody by his supporters in dramatic scenes earlier this week. The development is the latest twist in a long feud between the Ukrainian authorities and Saakashvili, who has turned on his one-time...

    Ukraine president denies hampering anti-graft efforts
    Dec09

    Ukraine president denies hampering anti-graft efforts

    VILNIUS/KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko denied on Friday interfering with the work of law enforcement bodies investigating corruption and he urged such agencies to refrain from playing politics. Ukrainian authorities this week have faced accusations of deliberately sabotaging anti-corruption reforms, which are a key condition for...

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9
    Dec09

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9

    1 Anticorruption protests: Protests in Ukraine focusing on endemic corruption are tapping a deep strain of discontent in a country prone to upheaval. Antigovernment protesters have set up a few dozen tents outside parliament in Kiev, a far smaller showing than during massive 2014 protests and the 2004 Orange Revolution that forced a rerun of a...

    Saakashvili: Ex-Georgia leader detained by police in Kiev
    Dec09

    Saakashvili: Ex-Georgia leader detained by police in Kiev

    Mikheil Saakashvili’s detention comes days after he was freed from police custody by his supporters. …read more Source:...

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9
    Dec09

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9

    1 Anticorruption protests: Protests in Ukraine focusing on endemic corruption are tapping a deep strain of discontent in a country prone to upheaval. Antigovernment protesters have set up a few dozen tents outside parliament in Kiev, a far smaller showing than during massive 2014 protests and the 2004 Orange Revolution that forced a rerun of a...

    Protesters gather in Kiev after police recapture former Georgia leader Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Protesters gather in Kiev after police recapture former Georgia leader Saakashvili

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian police recaptured the former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili on Friday, prompting further protests in central Kiev by his supporters who freed him from police custody earlier this week. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the adamant opposition leader who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship four months ago, was arrested in Ukraine’s capital …read more Source: ABC...

    Manafort involved in drafting op-ed defending his Ukrainian work: court papers
    Dec09

    Manafort involved in drafting op-ed defending his Ukrainian work: court papers

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was heavily involved in the drafting of an op-ed defending his consulting work in Ukraine, which prosecutors argue violated a court order barring him from making his case in th… …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Mikheil Saakashvili, the adamant opposition leader who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship four months ago, was arrested late Friday in Ukraine’s capital. Hundreds of his supporters gathered in a narrow street outside the police station where he was taken, shouting “Shame” and calling for others to...

    Bellingcat Report Alleges Senior Russian General ‘Figure Of Interest’ In MH17 Downing
    Dec08

    Bellingcat Report Alleges Senior Russian General ‘Figure Of Interest’ In MH17 Downing

    A respected international investigative group says it has identified a senior Russian general as a figure of interest in the downing of a civilian airliner over eastern Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...