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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Ukraine Minister Fired

KIEV () -- Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma on Tuesday dismissed Finance Minister Petro Hermanchuk, the third and most senior cabinet member to be fired in the past two weeks in a campaign to clean up the country's finances.

A presidential decree named in his place Valentyn Koronevsky, a senior administration official in the eastern Zaporizha district, but virtually unknown at the national level.