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Ex-president Saakashvili faces criminal indictment in Georgia
The Globe and Mail ^ | DAVID HERSZENHORN

Posted on 08/01/2014 11:39:23 PM PDT by wetphoenix

The general prosecutor of Georgia filed criminal charges Monday against former president Mikheil Saakashvili, accusing him of abuse of power, largely for his handling of political protests that turned violent in November, 2007.

Mr. Saakashvili, who carried out a series of sweeping political changes from 2004 to 2012, left office last November after serving the maximum two terms. His popularity had fallen and his party’s candidate lost the next election.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: georgia; ukraine

1 posted on 08/01/2014 11:39:23 PM PDT by wetphoenix
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To: wetphoenix

McCain’s gangster buddy. McCain wanted your sons to die for him.


2 posted on 08/02/2014 1:47:15 AM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (Peace On Earth! Purity of Essence! McCain/Ripper 2016)
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To: wetphoenix

I wonder if Russia will ever see Putin and his cronies indicted for their crimes including murder. Probably not.


3 posted on 08/02/2014 2:43:25 AM PDT by elhombrelibre (Against Obama. Against Putin. Pro-freedom. Pro-US Constitution.)
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To: wetphoenix

Glad it wasn’t Alabama.


4 posted on 08/02/2014 3:15:36 AM PDT by DeaconRed (I see why they want our guns. Thank you founding fathers for the second amendment.)
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To: wetphoenix
The European Union signed a political association agreement with Georgia in June that requires the country to demonstrate commitment to Western-style democratic norms. The government of Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has denied any political aims and has pointed to the recent detention of former president Nicolas Sarkozy of France as an equivalent example of a one-time leader being held accountable by the legal system.

Lol...touche!

5 posted on 08/02/2014 4:23:21 AM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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