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Ukrainian gas deal 'within reach,' Europe says

Ukrainian gas deal 'within reach,' Europe says

BRUSSELS, Oct. 30 (UPI) --An agreement meant to settle longstanding gas disputes between Russia and Ukraine is "within reach," the president of the European Commission said Thursday.
Daniel J. Graeber
U.S., NATO applaud Ukraine for holding successful parliamentary elections

U.S., NATO applaud Ukraine for holding successful parliamentary elections

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (UPI) --The U.S. and NATO congratulated Ukraine for holding successful parliamentary elections on Sunday.
JC Finley
Observers praise transparency in initial look at Ukraine's elections

Observers praise transparency in initial look at Ukraine's elections

KIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 27 (UPI) --The OSCE's International Election Observatory Mission released its preliminary assessment of Ukraine's early parliamentary elections held Sunday.
JC Finley
President Poroshenko's party wins parliamentary elections in Ukraine

President Poroshenko's party wins parliamentary elections in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 26 (UPI) --Pro-Western parties and politicians dominated Ukraine's parliamentary elections Sunday.
UPI Staff
Ukraine intel service foils plot ahead of parliamentary elections

Ukraine intel service foils plot ahead of parliamentary elections

KIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 24 (UPI) --Ukraine's intelligence and law enforcement agencies have stopped a plot to disrupt Sunday's parliamentary elections.
JC Finley
Japan pledges $7M to Ukraine at Asia-Europe Meeting

Japan pledges $7M to Ukraine at Asia-Europe Meeting

KIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 20 (UPI) --Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to provide Ukraine with $7 million in aid.
JC Finley
Russia must adhere to Ukraine peace plan, Cameron says

Russia must adhere to Ukraine peace plan, Cameron says

MILAN, Italy, Oct. 17 (UPI) --British Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday economic sanctions against Russia would not stop until Russia fully complies with a Ukrainian peace plan.
Ed Adamczyk
Putin misses meeting with Merkel

Putin misses meeting with Merkel

MILAN, Italy, Oct. 16 (UPI) --Russian President Vladimir Putin missed a scheduled meeting Thursday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the sidelines of the Asia-Europe meeting in Milan.
JC Finley
Putin to meet with Poroshenko, EU leaders at summit

Putin to meet with Poroshenko, EU leaders at summit

MILAN, Italy, Oct. 16 (UPI) --The Ukraine crisis is expected to dominate the Asia-Europe Meeting where Russian President Vladimir Putin will confer with a number of heads of state.
Ed Adamczyk
Report: Russian hackers spied on NATO

Report: Russian hackers spied on NATO

DALLAS, Oct. 14 (UPI) --A Russian group of hackers exploited a flaw in a computer operating system to spy on NATO and other security targets, a report says.
Ed Adamczyk
National Guard commander named Ukraine's new defense minister

National Guard commander named Ukraine's new defense minister

KIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 14 (UPI) --Ukraine's new defense minister, its fourth this year, was approved by Parliament on Tuesday.
Ed Adamczyk
Ukraine rebel leader Gubarev unconscious after attack

Ukraine rebel leader Gubarev unconscious after attack

DONETSK, Ukraine, Oct. 13 (UPI) --Ukrainian pro-separatist political leader Pavel Gubarev's car was fired upon and the resulting crash left him hospitalized and unconscious.
Ed Adamczyk
Ukraine's Poroshenko signs anti-graft legislation

Ukraine's Poroshenko signs anti-graft legislation

KIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 10 (UPI) --Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed anti-graft legislation calling for the removal of civil servants with links to Soviet or pro-Russian governments.
Ed Adamczyk
Ukraine's Parliament considers anti-corruption laws ahead of elections

Ukraine's Parliament considers anti-corruption laws ahead of elections

KIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 7 (UPI) --On Tuesday, Ukraine's Parliament began the process of adopting anti-corruption legislation in advance of the Oct. 26 parliamentary elections.
JC Finley
Ukrainian Parliament chair seeks drones to monitor Ukraine-Russia border

Ukrainian Parliament chair seeks drones to monitor Ukraine-Russia border

KIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 6 (UPI) --Ukrainian parliamentary speaker Oleksandr Turchynov asked the OSCE on Monday to deploy drones to monitor Ukraine's border with Russia.
JC Finley
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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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