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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about 1,000 Russian troops in eastern Ukraine and 20,000 along the border, despite reports that Russian troops have withdrawn.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Kiev: 70 percent of Russian troops have withdrawn from Ukraine as fragile cease-fire continues

Kiev: 70 percent of Russian troops have withdrawn from Ukraine as fragile cease-fire continues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Petro Poroshenko announced Wednesday that recent intelligence shows 70 percent of Russian troops inside Ukraine have withdrawn.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
Ukraine's Poroshenko confirms cease-fire signed with Russian-backed rebels

Ukraine's Poroshenko confirms cease-fire signed with Russian-backed rebels

KIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 5 (UPI) --Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists have agreed to a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, which is expected to go into effect at 6:00 p.m. local time on Friday.
JC Finley
Area surrounding key Ukrainian city shelled ahead of peace talks

Area surrounding key Ukrainian city shelled ahead of peace talks

KIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 5 (UPI) --Violence continued to rage in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol as the Trilateral Contact Group prepared to meet Friday for peace talks.
JC Finley
NATO leaders 'stepping up' assistance to Ukraine in response to Russian aggression

NATO leaders 'stepping up' assistance to Ukraine in response to Russian aggression

CARDIFF, Wales, Sept. 4 (UPI) --At the NATO Summit in Wales on Thursday, NATO leaders reaffirmed their support for Ukraine in the face of continuing Russian aggression.
JC Finley
Ukraine's president: 'very cautious optimism' about Russia cease-fire

Ukraine's president: 'very cautious optimism' about Russia cease-fire

CARDIFF, Wales, Sept. 4 (UPI) --Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko commented on peace talks with Russia, telling reporters Thursday, "I have a very careful optimism about that."
JC Finley
Russia voices opposition to Ukraine's NATO membership

Russia voices opposition to Ukraine's NATO membership

MOSCOW, Sept. 4 (UPI) --Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke out Thursday against the possibility of Ukraine joining NATO.
JC Finley
Poroshenko says Ukraine ceasefire starts Friday

Poroshenko says Ukraine ceasefire starts Friday

KIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 4 (UPI) --Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said a ceasefire and the start of a peace plan in Ukraine will be implemented Friday.
Ed Adamczyk
Elton John helps rescue Ukrainian boy from tank attack: Report

Elton John helps rescue Ukrainian boy from tank attack: Report

KIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 4 (UPI) --Sir Elton John is believed to have been involved in the rescue of a 6-year-old Ukrainian boy and his grandmother from an anticipated attack in Mariupol.
Veronica Linares
Amid conflicting reports, Russia confirms cease-fire talks with Ukraine

Amid conflicting reports, Russia confirms cease-fire talks with Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 3 (UPI) --Russia confirmed Wednesday that it has indeed agreed to cease-fire discussions with Ukraine.
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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