In the Kremlin do not consider it necessary to monitor the situation around the former Governor of the Odessa region, ex-President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili. This was stated press Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov. His words on Monday, September 11, the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
He explained that the presidential administration (PA) there are more pressing topics. “I don’t think this question [Saakashvili] belongs to the category of serious. Rather, it is a subject of curious questions and relating closer to the category of political clowning,” — said Peskov, answering journalists on the question, whether in Moscow for the fact that Saakashvili and his movement across the border.
The day before, on Sunday, Saakashvili deprived of Ukrainian citizenship, in the Polish city of Przemysl took the train to Kiev. When at the station the composition of the detained politician went to the Polish-Ukrainian border by bus. At the checkpoint “shehyni”, Saakashvili broke through the cordon, after which the former Georgian President managed to enter the territory of Ukraine. On this fact the Ukrainian police opened a criminal case.
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman called the actions of the disgraced politician attack on Ukrainian statehood.
Saakashvili held a post of the Governor of Odessa region of Ukraine from may 2015 to November 2016 and resigned at own will left a post of the adviser of the President. From 2004 to 2013 he was the President of Georgia, after which he was stripped of his citizenship and filed several criminal cases, including the embezzlement of public funds. He also announced an internal investigation.