RFE/RL: Legal expert says onus on Ukraine to justify depriving Saakashvili of citizenship

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In July, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko revoked the Ukrainian citizenship of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili. Because Saakashvili had already lost his Georgian citizenship when he accepted Poroshenko’s invitation to become governor of the Odesa region in 2015, Poroshenko’s decision effectively left his onetime ally legally stateless. Read more here.
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