DW's Frank Hofmann spoke with former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili about the new Ukrainian government. Is change in the air in Ukraine, or will corruption and the influence of the oligarchs persist?
Ahead of an opposition protest in Kyiv, former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili tells DW why he would unseat Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko.
Ukrainian public enemy no. 1 wants to stir up the country's political system: Mikhail Saakashvili, former Georgian president and ex-governor of Odessa, plans a spectacular return to Kyiv — at all costs.
Supported by former Ukrainian leader Yulia Tymoshenko and others, Saakashvili has pushed his way from Poland into Ukraine in a bid to regain his citizenship. But he faces an extradition request from Georgia.
War and crisis have become the norm in Ukraine. The country is fighting for is existence in the the East. But Kyiv's new language law has unnecessarily created new enemies in the West, says DW's Christian F. Trippe.
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