Odessa governor, Mikheil Saakashvili, has twice found himself involved in scandal within the past few weeks.
On September 8, regional leaders of Right Sector and Automaidan were arrested in Odessa. A day later Right Sector threatens with another wave of mobilization against the government. Governor Saakashvili says it would be better to unite against oligarchs instead.
Sergey Sternenko, the leader of Right Sector Odessa was arrested earlier today. He is accused of kidnapping a MP.
7th Kilometer Market is said to be the biggest market for wholesale and retail products in Europe. It’s located outside the city of Odessa, Ukraine. Traders, customers, market administration and police live by their own laws. This is a short and selective portrait of the market and its inner workings.
Peter Obukhov, MP Odessa Oblast (Petro Poroshenko Bloc) talks about reforms, the armed conflict and geopolitics. Odessa, July 15.
Not only Mikheil Saakashvili takes care of the beach area in Odessa. On July 21, Darth Vader (IPU, Internet Party of Ukraine) showed up at the coastline. Local media and this blog were supposed to conduct an interview the Supreme Commander. Kind of fun.
On June 15, the press secretary of Right Sector Odessa (Pravyi Sektor) published on her official Facebook page a call for 14 to 18 year old ‘active boys and girls’ to join their ranks.
Perhaps the appointment of ex-president of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili to the post of the chairman of Odessa regional state administration (ORSA) has recently become the most famous news. That’s how his position is called, not the Governor, as many people call him mistakenly.
Interview with Dimitry (35) from Lugansk. Divorced taxi driver with two children. His wife with the children remained in Lugansk because they feared to lose their property.
On April 16 armedpolitics.com and a TV crew of Kanal 7 attended a military training of ‘Odessa Self-Defense’. Firstly, this post is about observations during military exercises. Secondly, we had the opportunity to see how Ukrainian news are produced… and became finally a part of it.