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    Ex-Georgian pres. tapped governor in Ukraine
    May31

    Ex-Georgian pres. tapped governor in Ukraine

    …read more Source: CNN

    Russia’s Barring of Officials Seen as Reprisal
    May31

    Russia’s Barring of Officials Seen as Reprisal

    The European Union confirmed the existence of a list of officials that Russia has barred, a move thought to be retaliation for the group’s barring of Russians said to have backed the annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ex-President of Georgia to Lead Ukraine Region
    May31

    Ex-President of Georgia to Lead Ukraine Region

    President Petro O. Poroshenko of Ukraine appointed Mikheil Saakashvili as governor of Odessa, turning to a longtime nemesis of President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia for help governing an area coveted by pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The New York...

    Federer leads over-30s into record French Open show
    May31

    Federer leads over-30s into record French Open show

    Paris (AFP) – Roger Federer bids to reach the French Open quarter-finals for the 11th time on Sunday when he faces home favourite Gael Monfils.Second seed Federer, the 2009 champion in Paris, is one of six men over the age of 30 to make the last-16 — the most since 1969, when there were eight.Monfils, seeded 13, has defeated Federer...

    Ukrainian Migrants Fleeing Conflict Get a Cool Reception in Europe
    May31

    Ukrainian Migrants Fleeing Conflict Get a Cool Reception in Europe

    Favored destinations in the European Union for Ukrainian asylum-seekers have overwhelmingly rejected their applications, saying that unlike other restive nations, areas of Ukraine remain secure. …read more Source: The New York...

    Self-exiled former Georgia president returns as governor in Ukraine
    May31

    Self-exiled former Georgia president returns as governor in Ukraine

    He’s probably best known as the former president of Georgia. Or more recently, as a one-term academic at Tufts University, or to residents of Brooklyn, as the man about Williamsburg…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Former Georgian President Saakashvili appointed governor of Ukraine’s Odesa
    May31

    Former Georgian President Saakashvili appointed governor of Ukraine’s Odesa

    Saakashvili’s appointment could aggravate relations with Russia that have been severely damaged by the Crimea annexation and the fighting in the east …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ex-Georgian president named governor of Ukraine region
    May31

    Ex-Georgian president named governor of Ukraine region

    MOSCOW (AP) — Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili on Saturday was appointed governor of Ukraine’s troubled Odessa region. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine Appoints Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili Governor Of Odessa
    May30

    Ukraine Appoints Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili Governor Of Odessa

    Mikhail Saakashvili, former president of Georgia, was appointed governor of the region of Odessa in Ukraine Saturday. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who made the televised announcement with the pro-Western Saakashvili by his side in the Black Sea port city of Odessa, outlined the importance of the appointment to the security of Ukraine....

    Self-exiled former Georgia president Mikheil Saakashvili returns as governor of key region in Ukraine
    May30

    Self-exiled former Georgia president Mikheil Saakashvili returns as governor of key region in Ukraine

    MOSCOW—He’s probably best known as the former president of Georgia. Or more recently, as a one-term academic at Tufts University, or to residents of Brooklyn, as the man about Williamsburg in fluorescent shoes. Mikheil Saakashvili, the pro-Western ex-president of the small former Soviet country brazen enough to start a war with Russia in...