Saakashvili to continue protest rally outside Ukraine's parliament until Nov 7 – media

09:56, 23 October 2017
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Ex-president of Georgia, ex-governor of Ukraine's Odesa region and an organizer of an anti-government protest rally in Ukraine Mikheil Saakashvili has announced the campaign will last at least until November 7, according to the Ukrainian online newspaper Ukrayinska Pravda.

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Addressing people on Kyiv's Constitution Square on October 22, he announced that the rally would continue "at least until the next plenary week," which is to begin on November 7, Ukrayinska Pravda reported.

"Workshops, debates and meetings between participants in the protest rally will take place on the Constitution Square" in the next two weeks, Saakashvili said.

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Saakashvili also said he plans a number of visits to Ukrainian cities "in order to share his vision of what has been happening in the country and to put forward proposals how to improve the situation."

The protest campaign began outside the Verkhovna Rada's building in Kyiv on October 17, protesters demand a "large-scale political reform."

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