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The former head of the Odessa region of Ukraine and ex-President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili said that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko tried to prevent him to hold a protest action in Central Kiev, scheduled for February 4th. About this politician told the TV channel NewsOne.
Party “movement novih forces” (“new forces”), headed by Saakashvili, had planned to hold on Khreshchatyk a rally demanding the resignation of Poroshenko as President. According to the leader of the party, on the street the evening of 3 February, started to install the metal structure.
“In fact, it frightened Peter Maldives put an iron diapers to ensure that we are not able to expand its stage and people had nowhere to stand. This all shows how the power of the weak and frightened. Poroshenko himself frightened. But we need to keep it up and get to resign,” — said Saakashvili.
Despite this, supporters of the policy, on 4 February, marched through the city centre. The column moved from the Park Shevchenko on Vladimirskaya street to Mykhailivska square, and then on Mykhailivska street to the European square, where a rally was held then. According to an UNIAN correspondent, the route of the previous similar actions of the “Movement of new forces” took place including the street Khreshchatyk. Just participating in the procession was attended by about two thousand people.
Saakashvili announced the holding of ordinary shares for the impeachment of Poroshenko at the end of January. “Ukraine needs a new way! This path begins with the execution of our first demand is the resignation of Poroshenko who is the guarantor of corruption and President of the oligarchs”, — noted in the statement of his party.
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