Mikhei Saakashvili founded a special charitable Odessa Welfare Foundation in Odessa district. The businessmen who work in Odessa transfer millions to be shielded.
The construction of a new international airport has recently been launched in Odessa. Ukrainian tycoons are clubbed by Saakashvli and the Prosecutor’s Office to take active part in this construction and Saakashvili, receives the so-called kickbacks by means of the very foundation in exchange for providing the tycoons with cover and turning a blind eye to a number of violations.
According to one of Ukrainian news agencies, on Saakashvili’s direction, the monetary funds of the foundation have been spent for the needs of those who surround him, including buying tickets. Saakashvili’s right-hand man Zurab Adeishvili has twice bought air tickets for the singer Sopho Nizharadze at the expense of this foundation. The tickets for Giorgi Lortkipanidze, the present head of Odessa Police were bought at the expense of the same foundation.