A meeting of Ukraine’s cabinet of ministers and other officials on Thursday ended with President Petro Poroshenko holding his face in his hands, as the interior inister, Arsen Avakov, hurled water and insults at Mikheil Saakashvili, the governor of Odessa. Video of the altercation has circulated online.
It all began when Avakov brought up corruption allegations apparently made by Saakashvili—the former president of Georgia—at a public forum in Kiev. Sitting only seven seats away, Saakashvili interrupted him, vowing to prove his accusations. “It can be proven,” Saakashvili declared. “I will more than prove it. I am not afraid of you.”
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