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?
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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