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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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Saakashvili Steps Down as Head of Corruption-plagued Odessa
    Nov07

    Saakashvili Steps Down as Head of Corruption-plagued Odessa

    Ukrainian news agencies are reporting that Mikhail Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who became governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, is resigning.Saakashvili was appointed governor of the corruption-riddled Black Sea region in May 2015 but in recent months he has… …read more Source:...

    Saakashvili Resigns As Governor Of Ukraine’s Odesa Region
    Nov07

    Saakashvili Resigns As Governor Of Ukraine’s Odesa Region

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the self-exiled former Georgian president, has resigned from his post as the governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nearly 1,000 Jews gather in Ukrainian city that honors alleged Holocaust perpetrators
    Nov07

    Nearly 1,000 Jews gather in Ukrainian city that honors alleged Holocaust perpetrators

    Limmud FSU founder Chaim Chesler, right. Lviv Mayor Andriy Sadovyi and Roman Kogan attending an event at the Lviv opera house on Nov. 6, 2016. (Photo: Boris Bukhman) LVIV, Ukraine (JTA) — Nearly 1,000 people attended the largest Jewish gathering held in decades in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, which has numerous monuments honoring...

    Saakashvili steps down as head of corruption-plagued Odessa
    Nov07

    Saakashvili steps down as head of corruption-plagued Odessa

    Ukrainian news agencies are reporting that Mikhail Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who became governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, is resigning …read more Source: U.S....

    Saakashvili steps down as head of corruption-plagued Odessa
    Nov07

    Saakashvili steps down as head of corruption-plagued Odessa

    In his Monday resignation announcement, Saakashvili said he regards Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who had appointed him to the governor’s job, as one of those supporting corruption in Odessa, according to the Interfax news agency. …read more Source: San Francisco...