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    Ukraine’s president dismisses powerful regional governor
    Mar25

    Ukraine’s president dismisses powerful regional governor

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko dismissed the billionaire governor of an eastern region Wednesday following a rancorous dispute pitting the tycoon against the government. The government last week followed through on its plans to dilute the power of Ukraine’s ultra-rich business elite by pushing a law through...

    Ukrainian Oligarch Igor Kolomoisky Resigns After Tense Standoff With Poroshenko Over UkrNafta
    Mar25

    Ukrainian Oligarch Igor Kolomoisky Resigns After Tense Standoff With Poroshenko Over UkrNafta

    An influential Ukrainian oligarch whose private army had seized control of state-run oil firms has resigned after a tense standoff with security forces in Kiev. Igor Kolomoisky, the former governor of the Dnipropetrovsk region, submitted his resignation after meeting with President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday, according to media reports....

    Clashes Rage In Ukrainian Town, Making Mockery Of Truce
    Mar25

    Clashes Rage In Ukrainian Town, Making Mockery Of Truce

    To reach rear-guard government positions in the seaside town of Shyrokyne, Ukrainian soldiers gingerly wind their off-roaders through private gardens hugging a precipice along the Azov Sea. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine’s president fires governor, sets stage for political unrest
    Mar25

    Ukraine’s president fires governor, sets stage for political unrest

    Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko dismissed the billionaire governor of an eastern region Wednesday following a rancorous dispute pitting the tycoon against the government. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine president dismisses powerful governor
    Mar25

    Ukraine president dismisses powerful governor

    Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko dismissed the billionaire governor of an eastern region Wednesday following a rancorous dispute pitting the tycoon against the government. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine’s president fires powerful regional governor
    Mar25

    Ukraine’s president fires powerful regional governor

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has fired the billionaire governor of an eastern region following a rancorous dispute pitting the tycoon against the government. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine’s president dismisses powerful regional governor
    Mar25

    Ukraine’s president dismisses powerful regional governor

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has fired the billionaire governor of an eastern region following a rancorous dispute pitting the tycoon against the government. Poroshenko’s office said in a statement Wednesday that Ihor Kolomoysky had asked to be released from his duties as governor of Dnipropetrovsk.read more...

    Ukraine’s president fires powerful governor, setting stage for possible political unrest
    Mar25

    Ukraine’s president fires powerful governor, setting stage for possible political unrest

    Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has fired the billionaire governor of an eastern region following a rancorous dispute pitting the tycoon against the government. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine’s President Fires Powerful Regional Governor
    Mar25

    Ukraine’s President Fires Powerful Regional Governor

    Ukraine’s president fires powerful governor, setting stage for possible political unrest …read more Source: ABC...

    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Mar25

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Hello! Here’s what you need to know for Wednesday. 1. The black box has been recovered from the Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday morning, carrying 144 passengers, as it was flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf. 2. Kraft Foods is reportedly in talks to be acquired by Brazilian private equity firm 3G Capital....