Contents tagged with Ukrainian citizenship
Saakashvili refuses to change his citizenship and ask for asylum outside of Ukraine
In an interview with the Georgian television company Rustavi 2, Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia and the former governor of the Odessa region of Ukraine, declared that he is not going to accept the citizenship of any other country or ask for political asylum anywhere and that he considers himself a citizen of Ukraine.
"I have no intention, desire or plans to apply for political asylum in another country," Saakashvili said.
According to Saakashvili, President Petro …
Saakashvili promises to get his Ukrainian citizenship back
Former Odessa province governor Mikheil Saakashvili only has a Ukrainian passport and intends to have his citizenship restored “in court and through the streets,” said Saakashvili’s press representative Darina Chizh.
According to her, the politician’s attorneys are already “working on this” and are preparing documents in order to appeal the Ukrainian president’s decree to revoke Saakashvili’s citizenship. “People have already started to go to the streets [in support of Saakashvili],” she …
Saakashvili stripped of Ukrainian citizenship
Ihor Mosiychuk, a Verkhovna Rada deputy from the Oleh Lyashko Radical Party, said that President Petro Poroshenko has revoked the Ukrainian citizenship of Mikheil Saakashvili, former head of the Odessa province’s state administration. Ihor Mosiychuk posted about this on his Facebook page.
“It has been confirmed to me: it’s true – the Georgian ‘Yanukovych’ has been deprived of Ukrainian citizenship, and this is evidence that President Petro Poroshenko has finally started to acknowledge his own …
Ukrainian President has granted citizenship to 55 Russian nationals since the beginning of the year
President Petro Poroshenko granted Ukrainian citizenship to 405 foreign citizens and stateless persons, including 55 Russians and 54 Syrians, and also terminated the Ukrainian citizenship of 1,567 persons in the first half of 2017, as stated in the response of the Administration of the President and the State Migration Service to the request of Ukrainski Novyny.
"From January 1, 2017, to June 30, 2017, 405 persons were granted Ukrainian citizenship," the presidential administration's response …
Georgia: Ukraine asked Tbilisi to restore Saakashvili's citizenship
Tamar Chugoshvili, the First Vice Speaker of the Georgian Parliament, claims that the Ukrainian delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) asked its Georgian colleagues to reissue citizenship to former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili in order to "spare them from him.", reported Georgia.Online.
"At the last session of PACE, everyone, starting with the leader of the Ukrainian delegation and including other members, begged us to restore Georgian citizenship to …
Hacker wanted in the US for theft of stock press release asks for Ukrainian citizenship
Vladislav Khalupsky, the Person of Interest in the theft of stock-company press releases in the US, who was detained in Ukraine at the beginning of the year, has requested Ukrainian citizenship, 368.media reported, citing a decision by the Malinovsky District Court in Odessa.
According to US authorities, a group of hackers, starting around February 2010, penetrated the computer servers of PR Newswire Association, Marketwired and Business Wire. There they obtained access to unannounced …
Deputy who proposed leasing the Crimea to Russia was stripped of Ukrainian citizenship
The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, stripped the citizenship of a Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian Parliament) deputy and a former member of the Radical Party, Andriy Artemenko, as reported by the leader of the party, Oleh Lyashko, on Facebook.
"Yes, we have achieved this! Today the President of Ukraine signed an order terminating the Ukrainian citizenship of the People's Deputy of Ukraine, Andriy Artemenko, due to his voluntary acquisition of Canadian citizenship in 2005," Lyashko said. …