Ukraine: Poroshenko tries to get rid of Yatsenyuk

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (R) with Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk (L).

Ukraine: Poroshenko tries to get rid of Yatsenyuk


Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko called on the embattled prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk to resign, even as his government survived on Tuesday a no-confidence vote.

Poroshenko also called for the resignation of Prosecutor-General Viktor Shokin, who has been seen by many reformers, and even Western diplomats, as an impediment to cleaning up rampant corruption

The vote came amid what opinion polls suggest is growing disenchantment among Ukrainians with the pro-Western government tha...


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