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Mikheil Saakashvili - Governor of Odessa Region, Ukraine

Stephen Sackur talks to Mikheil Saakashvili, recently appointed governor of Ukraine's strategically vital Odessa region and former president of neighbouring Georgia.

Ukraine is grappling with security and economic challenges that could bring the nation to its knees. The country needs a new generation of strong, reform-minded leaders - but does it need Mikheil Saakashvili?

Hardtalk speaks to the former president of neighbouring Georgia, recently appointed governor of Ukraine's strategically vital Odessa region. He knows all about confrontation with Vladimir Putin - but is he a credible or wise addition to Ukraine's hard-pressed government?

30 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Stephen Sackur
Interviewed Guest Mikheil Saakashvili

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