Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili:  returned to Ukraine despite being stripped of his citizenship by its president, former ally Petro Poroshenko. Photograph:  AFP / Yuri Dyachyshyny/ Getty Images

Constantly on the move, closely watched by the police, facing prosecution and bitterly at odds with the country’s leaders – Mikheil Saakashvili is bac(...)

Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili  during a press conference in Lviv, Ukraine on Monday after he controversially entered the country on Sunday night.  “I have a clear plan: to end theft from the economy; to end the power of the oligarchy; to end misuse of power,” Mr Saakashvili said. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

Former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili has vowed to stay in Ukraine to try to oust its “oligarchic” political elite, a day after forcing his way (...)

Former president of Georgia Micheil Saakashvili:  Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko revoked Mr Saakashvili’s citizenship last month, due to alleged irregularities on the application. Photograph: Jakub Kamisnki/ EPA

Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has pledged to return to Ukraine early next month, despite a warning from Ukrainian border guards that h(...)

Mikheil Saakashvili appears to be stateless after his Ukrainian citizenship was revoked by the country’s president, Petro Poroshenko. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

Mikheil Saakashvili has vowed to fight for his Ukrainian citizenship after it was revoked by the country’s president, Petro Poroshenko, in what the ex(...)

A Ukrainian woman at a memorial in honour of those killed during  the  Euromaidan Revolution in Kiev, Ukraine. Photograph: Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA

Waving Ukrainian and European Union flags, the crowd met on a Kiev street where people died while demanding change, close to a parliament that many s(...)

Mikheil Saakashvili, former governor of the Odessa region,  describes Ukraine’s political elite as “corrupt filth”. Photograph: Roman Pilipey/EPA

November can be a stormy month in Ukraine. It was in 2004 when hundreds of thousands of people filled Maidan square in central Kiev to overturn the f(...)

File photograph of former Georgian president  Mikhail Saakashvili. Mr Saakashvili has resigned as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region. File photograph: Sergei Poliakov/AP Photo

Mikheil Saakashvili tendered his resignation as governor of Ukraine’s southern Odessa region on Monday, accusing president Petro Poroshenko of cynical(...)

A woman passes election posters of candidates Beka Odisharia of the Georgian Dream party and Irakli Abesadze of United National Movement party, in Tbilisi, Georgia. Photograph: Zurab Kurtsikidze/EPA

Georgia’s ruling party decisively won a second round of voting on Sunday, giving it more than three-quarters of seats in parliament, enough to change (...)

Two women stand in front of election posters of opposition candidate Sofio Giorgadze and Ketevan Mamulshvili of the ruling Georgian Dream party, in Tbilisi. Photograph: Zurab Kurtsikidze/EPA

Georgia’s two main parties claim they are poised for victory in parliamentary elections on Saturday, amid tension stoked by car and gun attacks on pol(...)

A group of young nationalists walk throught Tbilisi centre on May 26th, the day when the  country celebrates its independence in 1918. Photograph: Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images

A sausage-wielding mob has stormed a vegan cafe in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, amid fears of rising intolerance and nationalist violence in the Cauc(...)

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