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Ukraine has the “potential to become a European superpower” but its corrupt, entrenched elite has made it “the poorest country in Europe,” ex-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili said at the Kyiv Post’s annual Tiger Conference in Kyiv on Nov. 29.

Saakashvili, the keynote speaker at the 2016 conference, stepped down as governor of Odesa Oblast on Nov. 7, accusing Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko of blocking his reform efforts. He later announced plans to launch a political party, oust Ukraine’s entire political elite, and bring a new generation of reformers to power.

Ukraine has a huge territory and a highly educated workforce, which could boost its economy, Saakashvili said at the conference.

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Sorry Mr. Saakashvili but public hospitals work! Just pay the docs, nurses,.... an adequat salary - look at many hospitals in Europe. In Ukraine treatment is "free" at the moment - do you really think so? Then you are a dreamer!!

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