Video: Crowd Un-Arrests Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili After Rooftop Standoff in Ukraine

News Lead / December 6, 2017

Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili, center, addresses protesters after he escaped with help from supporters and led them on a march toward parliament, where they planned to call for President Petro Poroshenko to resign in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. Hundreds of protesters chanting "Kiev, rise up!" blocked Ukrainian police as they tried to arrest former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili on Tuesday. Evgeniy Maloletka - AP Photo
Former Georgian president – and former governor of Odessa, Ukraine – Mikheil Saakashvili escaped police custody on Tuesday after a crowd of hundreds of supporters dragged him out of the police car into which officers placed him after a raid on his home in Kiev.






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