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Ukraine's prime minister resigns

Ukraine's prime minister resigns

KIEV, Ukraine, July 24 (UPI) --Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk abruptly resigned his position Thursday over Parliament's failure to pass energy and military funding bills.
Ed Adamczyk
Australia sends 50 police to MH17 crash site

Australia sends 50 police to MH17 crash site

CANBERRA , Australia, July 24 (UPI) --Fifty police officers from Australia have been sent to the eastern Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
Ed Adamczyk
Ukraine announces partial military mobilization

Ukraine announces partial military mobilization

KIEV, Ukraine, July 23 (UPI) --Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a law authorizing the partial mobilization of Ukraine's armed forces, the president's office announced Wednesday.
JC Finley
Malaysia Airlines flight wreckage scene unsecured, conflicting whereabouts of black box

Malaysia Airlines flight wreckage scene unsecured, conflicting whereabouts of black box

KIEV, Ukraine, July 18 (UPI) --The whereabouts of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17's voice and data recording devices is unclear.
JC Finley
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) --Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over Ukrainian airspace on Thursday.
JC Finley
Malaysia Airlines crash prompts Ukrainian President Poroshenko to investigate

Malaysia Airlines crash prompts Ukrainian President Poroshenko to investigate

KIEV, Ukraine, July 17 (UPI) --Hours after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disappeared over Ukrainian airspace, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko established an investigative committee.
JC Finley
Ukraine resumes anti-terrorism operation flights

Ukraine resumes anti-terrorism operation flights

KIEV, Ukraine, July 16 (UPI) --Ukraine's Armed Forces have resumed anti-terrorism operation flights in eastern Ukraine, the National Security and Defense Council announced Wednesday.
JC Finley
Ukrainian general: 'large-scale aggression' coming from Russia

Ukrainian general: 'large-scale aggression' coming from Russia

KIEV , Ukraine, July 15 (UPI) --A Ukrainian general advised to prepare for "large-scale aggression" from Russia, as Ukraine's security chief noted evidence Russia shot down a military plane.
Ed Adamczyk
Ukrainian president vows 'tens and hundreds' of militants will die for each Ukrainian troop killed

Ukrainian president vows 'tens and hundreds' of militants will die for each Ukrainian troop killed

KIEV, Ukraine, July 11 (UPI) --Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko vowed Friday that armed militants in the east will suffer lethal consequences for killing Ukrainian troops.
JC Finley
Ukrainian separatists retreat to Donetsk, Luhansk

Ukrainian separatists retreat to Donetsk, Luhansk

KIEV , Ukraine, July 8 (UPI) --Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine retreated to the cities of Donetsk and Luhansk, apparently abandoning other positions as government troops advanced.
Ed Adamczyk
Airspace over Crimea belongs to Ukraine, International Civil Aviation Organization confirms

Airspace over Crimea belongs to Ukraine, International Civil Aviation Organization confirms

KIEV, Ukraine, July 7 (UPI) --The International Civil Aviation Organization has weighed in on the status of Crimea, confirming the airspace belongs to Ukraine and not to Russia.
JC Finley
Ukrainian parliament appoints new defense minister

Ukrainian parliament appoints new defense minister

KIEV, Ukraine, July 3 (UPI) --Ukraine's Parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, appointed a new defense minister on Thursday.
JC Finley
President Poroshenko: Ukraine will talk trade with Russia on July 11

President Poroshenko: Ukraine will talk trade with Russia on July 11

KIEV, Ukraine, July 1 (UPI) --Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday that he plans to meet with Russian officials on July 11 regarding the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.
JC Finley

Ukrainian President Poroshenko vows 'We will attack and we will liberate our land'

Ukrainian President Poroshenko vows 'We will attack and we will liberate our land'

KIEV, Ukraine, June 30 (UPI) --Hours after Ukraine's "unilateral ceasefire" expired Monday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced a military response to the unrest in the east.
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.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Petro Poroshenko."
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