Hearing of Saakashvili case scheduled for 11.00

Hearing of Saakashvili case scheduled for 11.00

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A hearing of the case of Mikheil Saakashvili, the leader of the Movement of New Forces party, is scheduled for 11.00 on Monday, December 11, his spokeswoman, Mariana Poshtar, has told Ukrinform.

"The court session will start at 11.00. Mikheil is already in court," she said.

Security was tightened outside the building of the Pechersky District Court in Kyiv, which will choose a measure of restraint for Saakashvili. About 1,000 law enforcement officers guard the territory around the court.

Law enforcers detained Saakashvili in Kyiv on December 8. He was charged with assisting members of criminal organizations and concealing their criminal activity (Part 2, Article 256 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

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