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Georgia's former president seized by armed men in Kiev

Video appears to show Mikheil Saakashvili being dragged from a restaurant by a group of men

Georgia’s former president Mikheil Saakashvili has been seized by armed men in Kiev one week after a court rejected his appeal against extradition to Georgia, where he faces a prison sentence.

Video footage posted to Saakashvili’s Facebook page appeared to show the politician, who has emerged as a bitter critic of Ukraine’s government, being dragged from a restaurant in central Kiev by a group of men in green uniforms.

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