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9 Ukrainian soldiers killed in attack on Donetsk airport

9 Ukrainian soldiers killed in attack on Donetsk airport

DONETSK, Ukraine, Sept. 29 (UPI) --Nine Ukrainian soldiers died Monday by tank fire during an assault on the airport in the city of Donetsk.
Ed Adamczyk
Ukraine's president: Over 1,000 captive Ukrainian troops now released

Ukraine's president: Over 1,000 captive Ukrainian troops now released

KIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 29 (UPI) --Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced more than 1,000 captured Ukrainian troops have been released by Russian-backed rebels in restive eastern Ukraine.
JC Finley
Poroshenko outlines ambitious reforms for Ukraine

Poroshenko outlines ambitious reforms for Ukraine

KIEV , Ukraine, Sept. 25 (UPI) --Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko detailed a modernization program for his country in a press conference in Kiev, adding that he expected peace soon.
Ed Adamczyk
Obama refuses to grant Ukraine special non-NATO ally status

Obama refuses to grant Ukraine special non-NATO ally status

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) --Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's requests for lethal aid and special security status as a non-NATO-ally were both denied by U.S. President Barack Obama.
JC Finley
No weapons aid in new $53 million assistance package to Ukraine

No weapons aid in new $53 million assistance package to Ukraine

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) --Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko got the bad news in person: the White House will refuse to include weapons in its aid package to the embattled nation.
Gabrielle Levy
Ukraine's President Poroshenko addresses joint session of U.S. Congress

Ukraine's President Poroshenko addresses joint session of U.S. Congress

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) --Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrived in Washington Thursday, where he delivered an address to a joint session of Congress and asked for lethal aid.
JC Finley
Ukraine's parliamentary speaker calls for bolstering armed forces

Ukraine's parliamentary speaker calls for bolstering armed forces

KIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 18 (UPI) --In the face of continuing Russian aggression toward Ukraine, parliamentary speaker Oleksandr Turchynov called for the strengthening of Ukraine's armed forces.
JC Finley
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrives in U.S.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrives in U.S.

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) --Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrived in Washington Thursday for a series of meetings with U.S. officials.
JC Finley
Poroshenko offers eastern Ukraine self-rule

Poroshenko offers eastern Ukraine self-rule

KIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 16 (UPI) --Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko proposed limited self-rule for his country's eastern territory, a major concession to end the rebellion.
Ed Adamczyk
Despite truce, shelling continues in eastern Ukraine

Despite truce, shelling continues in eastern Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 15 (UPI) --Despite a cease-fire signed in Minsk on September 5, eastern Ukraine continues to be racked by violence.
JC Finley
NATO: Russian troops remain in Ukraine, along border

NATO: Russian troops remain in Ukraine, along border

KIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 11 (UPI) --There are still about 1,000 Russian troops in eastern Ukraine and 20,000 along the border, despite reports that Russian troops have withdrawn.
Aileen Graef
Poroshenko offers eastern Ukraine more autonomy

Poroshenko offers eastern Ukraine more autonomy

KIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 10 (UPI) --Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, explaining a peace plan, said Wednesday more autonomy would be provided to eastern regions of the country.
Ed Adamczyk
Kiev: 70 percent of Russian troops have withdrawn from Ukraine as fragile cease-fire continues

Kiev: 70 percent of Russian troops have withdrawn from Ukraine as fragile cease-fire continues

KIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 10 (UPI) --Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced Wednesday that recent intelligence shows 70 percent of Russian troops inside Ukraine have withdrawn.
JC Finley
Ukraine, Russian-backed rebels swap prisoners as cease-fire holds

Ukraine, Russian-backed rebels swap prisoners as cease-fire holds

KIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 9 (UPI) --Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels exchanged prisoners as part of a cease-fire agreement signed in Minsk last Friday.
JC Finley
Ukraine's Poroshenko visits Mariupol, Ukraine

Ukraine's Poroshenko visits Mariupol, Ukraine

MARIUPOL, Ukraine, Sept. 8 (UPI) --Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko visited the city of Mariupol Monday, the site of a battle with pro-Russian separatists which yielded severe casualties.
Ed Adamczyk
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Petro Poroshenko
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Petro Oleksiyovych Poroshenko (Ukrainian: Петро Олексійович Порошенко), (born September 26, 1965) is a Ukrainian businessman and politician frequently cited as one of the most influential people in Ukrainian politics.

Poroshenko heads the Council of Ukraine's National Bank.

Ukrainian President Yushchenko nominated Poroshenko for foreign minister on October 7, 2009 and appointed by the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's parliament) on October 9, 2009.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Petro Poroshenko."
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