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Georgia sentences Saakashvili to 3 years in absentia

MOSCOW/January 05, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A court in the former Soviet republic of Georgia on Friday sentenced former President Mikheil Saakashvili in absentia to three years in prison for abusing his power in pardoning four policemen convicted of killing a banker. Saakashvili, who was president from 2004-13, left Georgia when his presidency ended and eventually went to … Continue reading Georgia sentences Saakashvili to 3 years in absentia