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Saakashvili Supporters Force Entry Into Ukraine

Supporters of Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and ex-governor of Ukraine's Odesa Oblast, managed to get him through a Polish-Ukrainian border crossing near the village of Shehyni in Ukraine late on September 10. Ukrainian authorities had previously stopped him from entering the country by train earlier that day. Footage taken by an RFE/RL reporter on a mobile phone shows a crowd of Saakashvili's supporters marching and singing the Ukrainian national anthem after he had crossed the border. (RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service)