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Ukrainian Activists Welcome Saakashvili In Odesa

Ukrainian Activists Welcome Saakashvili In Odesa
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Around 300 Ukrainian activists gathered outside the main administration building in Odesa on June 11 to meet the new governor of the region, former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili. After briefly chatting with them outside, he invited them in for a question-and-answer session. Saakashvili drew applause pledging that he would be like a bulldog -- modernizing "Soviet-style" structures, bringing in new people, and upgrading Odesa airport to international standards. Afterwards, the activists gathered outside and sang the national anthem. (RFE/RL's Current Time,