March 25, 2015

Ukraine's Poroshenko Fires Oligarch Kolomoisky From Key Regional Post

KIEV — Ukraine's president has fired billionaire Ihor Kolomoisky as governor of a key region in the east, the presidential website said Wednesday, after armed men that lawmakers said were linked to the oligarch raided a state-owned oil firm.

Kolomoisky has been at the centre of a political storm since the masked men briefly entered the offices of UkrTransNafta... Read more.

Moscow Times

Related,
Poroshenko accepts Kolomoisky resignation - Kyiv Post
Poroshenko assumes responsibility for Dnipropetrovsk region after Kolomoiskiy’s resignation - UNIAN

Fired Ukrainian governor taped threatening to ‘take over’ power plant - RT

Fight between Kolomoisky and state turns ugly - Kyiv Post
Kolomoyskyi and his whole team resign and will submit annual report at a rally on Saturday - Censor.net

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