MOSCOW (AP) — Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia who has emerged as an anti-corruption campaigner, urged Ukrainians Sunday to set up a protest camp in Kiev’s main square if parliament fails to adopt a law on presidential impeachment within a week.
Saakashvili issued the call for an encampment at Kiev’s Independence Square during a rally that news reports said attracted 2,500 people. The idea has symbolic resonance because the square was the center of the mass protests that drove out Ukraine’s pro-Russian president in 2014.
Saakashvili was a key figure in the 2003 Rose Revolution protests in Georgia that ousted …read more
Source: San Francisco Chronicle