Ruslan Chornolutsky, the lawyer of Mikheil Saakashvili, the ex-president of Georgia and former chairman of Odesa Regional State Administration appealed to the Administration of President with a request to return citizenship of Ukraine to his client. He posted that on his Facebook page.
“Today, I visited the Administration of the President of Ukraine and as his lawyer, I filed the appeal of Saakashvili to President Volodymyr Zelensky on the restoration of the justice and return of Ukrainian citizenship,” Chornolutsky wrote.
He urged the citizens to follow the events and further legal steps, which he plans to assume to return Ukrainian citizenship to Saakashvili.
In March 2019, Ukraine's State Security Service resumed the investigation against ex-Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili.
On April 29, 2019 Russian President Vladimir Putin said that former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili should again receive Ukrainian citizenship.