Saakashvili has compared himself with Khodorkovsky and Tymoshenko

Released from custody the leader of the “movement novih forces,” Mikheil Saakashvili has compared themselves with the Russian opposition leader Mikhail Khodorkovsky.

“They took me in as a symbol. This was a symbol of the Putin – Khodorkovsky. “That Khodorkovsky broke and all broke”. And Putin is really the oligarchy conquered. Yanukovych was a symbol of Julia. Poroshenko somehow the character I’ve become. I was not happy, but he had decided… He wanted to show: “I will destroy Saakashvili and clean up the political field,” – said the politician after his release.

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Recall that Mikheil Saakashvili is accused of assisting a criminal group under article 256 of the Penal code. He faces from 3 to 5 years behind bars.

Earlier, Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko has published a conversation recording of Saakashvili and oligarch of the “family” of Yanukovych Sergey Kurchenko. They agreed to cooperate.

Police detained Saakashvili late on the evening of 8 December and taken to the detention facility of the SBU in the Askold lane.

Prosecutors petitioned for preventive punishment in the form of a round-the-clock house arrest because of the existence of danger to life, Saakashvili and Russian forces. Also, according to prosecutors, only this measure will allow the suspect proceedings in full.

Videoshuge the Pechersk court announced the decision in the case of Saakashvili

TSN. 19:30

11 Dec, 20:40



  • Tymoshenko
  • the court
  • Khodorkovsky
  • Saakshvili
  • Poroshenko

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