Deprived of Ukrainian citizenship to ex-the Governor of Odessa region Mikhail Saakashvili announced on September 10, his return to Ukraine. He plans to cross the border through the checkpoint Krakovets in the Lviv region at about 13:00. Supporters of Saakashvili were installed near the boundaries of the tent city. LIGA.net Chronicles the events at the checkpoint Krakovets. The former Governor is accompanied by Yulia Tymoshenko and several politicians of the opposition to the current President Poroshenko.
14:43. Deputy Yegor Firsov said in Facebook that the train with Saakashvili still broken.
14:26. The administration of the train, Recalling the indication of Ukrzaliznytsya, said that the train won’t move until Saakashvili will not get away with it, reports UNIAN. The train was supposed to leave at 14:07, but still stands at the station.
14:23. The police reported that the Krakovets checkpoint again operating normally.
13:58. The stream of intercity Przemysl-Kyiv, which is Saakashvili.
13:54. Saakashvili decided not to go through the checkpoint Krakovets – he’ll be on the train Przemysl-Kyiv, reports Hromadske.
“To avoid provocations, shall we go for intercity” he said.
Saakashvili and the deputies near the station in Przemysl (photos hromadske.ua)
13:27. Saakashvili arrived in Przemysl, Ukrainska Pravda online reports.
13:15. First Deputy head of the State border service of Ukraine Vasyl Servatus in the channel 24 reported that on the border, Saakashvili will take the passport and send it back to the country from which he came.
“Today, Mr. Saakashvili has several Ukrainian passports – domestic and two foreign. According to the decision of the authorized state body these passports invalid. The State border service of Ukraine were instructed to confiscate these passports. That is, seized passport, complete documents and return it to the territory of the state from which he came,” – said the Servatus.
12:55. Photos from the bus heading to the Ukrainian border.
12:30. The police stopped the convoy so-called aunts, heading towards the Krakovets checkpoint on the Ukrainian-Polish border.
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12:15. On the Krakovets checkpoint scuffle with a member of FEMEN, police and other members.
11:57. Saakashvili has left Przemysl in absentee Tymoshenko, chumaka, Dobrolubova, former head of the SBU Valentin Nalyvaychenko and other politicians, reports Hromadske.
Photo – video screenshot
11:30 am. Saakashvili told reporters that “is not going to arrange the Maidan” and the border is to cross, together with his wife and child.
11:27. At the checkpoint Krakovets ‘ are modal rules, and so access to the checkpoint will be limited, reported the State border service on his page in Facebook. Restrictions apply, including representatives of the Deputy corps.
11:08. Saakashvili will hold a press conference in the Polish city of Rzeszow. There already were journalists, including foreign and Ukrainian politicians. According to the Ukrainian truth, on the eve of the former Governor of the Odessa region held a meeting in Poland with the leader of Batkivshchyna Yulia Tymoshenko, the deputies Vladimir Dobrodomova, Viktor Chumak and others.
10:12. According to journalists at the checkpoint Krakovets stand in line for about 200 cars. Across the border they are not allowed, the guards would not comment on the situation.
09:11. The night at the border checkpoint of the Ukrainian-Polish border at Krakovets in the Lviv region was calm, reported the press service of the Channel.