As police arrive at the stateless Mikheil Saakashvili's house in Kiev to detain him, Saakashvili goes up on the roof to protest. Police then detain him and try to take him away in a blue minivan while hundreds of people block the street. Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko claims in a briefing that Saakashvili received $500,000 from the fugitive Serhiy Kurchenko for his activities in Ukraine.
Crowds of supporters demonstrate as anti-corruption campaigner is taken away by police from his home in Kiev
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As police arrive at Mikheil Saakashvili's house in Kiev to detain him, Saakashvili goes up on the roof to protest. Police then take him away while hundreds of people are on the street. A source in the judiciary says a notice of suspicion is being prepared. 2017-12-05 10:30:07 (First version)
As police arrive at t h e s t a t e l e s s Mikheil Saakashvili's house in Kiev to detain him, Saakashvili goes up on the roof to protest. Police then d eta i n h i m a n d t r y t o t ake him away i n a b l u e m i n i v a n while hundreds of people b lo c k the street. P ro s e cu t or Ge n e r a l o f U k r aine Yur iy L u ts e n k o c la i ms i n a b r i e f in g t h a t S a a k a s h vi l i r ece i v e d $ 5 0 0 , 0 0 0 f r o m t h e fu gi ti v e S e r h i y K u r c h en k o f o r his a c t i v i t ie s in U kra i ne. (Current version)
Eleven anti-corruption protestors are detained in Kiev, Ukraine, where police attempted to enter a protestor camp near the parliament building. 2017-10-18 (Context: Kiev, Ukraine)
Three protestors and one police officer are injured in clashes between anti-corruption demonstrators and Ukrainian police in front of the parliament building in Kiev, Ukraine. 2017-10-17 (Context: Kiev, Ukraine)
Thirty thousand people are evacuated from Kalynivka, Ukraine, following an explosion in an ammunition dump 180 km southwest of Kiev. The Government of Ukraine blames sabotage. 2017-09-27 (Context: Kiev, Ukraine)
DPR leader Alexander Zakharchenko announced that the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) and Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) would form a new state called Malorossiya (Little Russia) as an official successor to what he called the "failed state" of Ukraine, with Donetsk replacing Kiev as the country's capital. Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko and LPR leader Igor Plotnitsky denounced the plans. 2017-07-18 (Context: Kiev, Ukraine)
Ukrainian intelligence officer and head of a special forces unit, Maksym Shapoval, is assassinated in Kiev by car bomb. 2017-06-27 (Context: Kiev, Ukraine)
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