Mikheil Saakashvili

Ukraine opposition leader vows to rally people from abroad

Ukrainian opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili said Tuesday he would continue rallying people against the nation's authorities from abroad, following his deportation.

At a news conference in Warsaw, Saakashvili described his detention in Kiev by armed, masked men and immediate ejection to neighboring Poland as a violation of international laws.

He vowed to continue encouraging Ukrainians to stand up to authorities he considers "corrupt elites."

"We will have millions of people protesting in the streets of Ukraine," Saakashvili, who was Georgia's president before he took a government position in Ukraine, said.

Saakashvili was deported to...

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