Ukraine: Thousands demand return of Saakashvili

Thousands of supporters of the deported former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili have marched through the streets of Kiev, demanding his return.

    Supporters of deported Ukrainian opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili have marched through Kiev to demand his return.

    Saakashvili was abducted from a restaurant last week. He was thrown into a van and put on a helicopter from Kiev to Warsaw.

    His supporters want him back to contest the presidency.

    Al Jazeera's Charlotte Bellis reports.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    What draws Kenyan women to join al-Shabab and what challenges are they facing when they return to their communities?