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Saakashvili Resigns as Governor of Ukraine's Odessa Region

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili tendered his resignation as governor of Ukraine's southern Odessa region on Monday, accusing highly-placed officials in Kyiv of obstructing his attempts at reform. Saakashvili, who is widely credited with cracking down on graft when he was president of Georgia from 2004-2013, was appointed Odessa governor in May 2015 by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. Saakashvili has since repeatedly accused the Kyiv leadership of lacking a real...

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