The new pro-EU Ukrainian administration is hoping to rejuvenate its failing economy through privatization. But first its 26-year-old head of customs is faced with the difficult task of clearing out corruption in the Black Sea port of Odessa.
Wanted in his native Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili is engaged in a fierce political battle with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. Saakashvili says he wants to "rescue" his adopted country from Kyiv's "bandits."
Ukraine's government has deported former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili to Poland. In an interview with DW, he called on Ukrainians to take to the streets in protest, and discussed his plans in Warsaw.
Mikheil Saakashvili, Georgia's former president and founder of Ukraine's opposition United National Movement, wants to save Ukraine. But is the now-stateless politician the right man for the job?
A spokeswoman for Mikheil Saakashvili claims he was "kidnapped" by "Ukrainian bandits." The politician had been facing a deportation order after his appeal was rejected by a court last week.
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