Supporters free ex-Georgian leader Saakashvili from Ukrainian police amid chaotic scenes

Supporters free ex-Georgian leader Saakashvili from Ukrainian police amid chaotic scenesBy Pavel Polityuk and Natalia Zinets KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian supporters of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili freed him from a police van on Tuesday after his detention on suspicion of assisting a criminal organisation led to clashes with police in Kiev. Once freed, Saakashvili raised a hand in a V-for-victory sign — a handcuff still dangling from his wrist as he stood in a melee of supporters. He then led protesters towards parliament, where he called defiantly for President Petro Poroshenko to be removed from office. …



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