Ukraine power struggle ousts ‘oligarch’ from key region

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Ukraine’s president has removed a powerful “oligarch” as governor of a major eastern region, in a show of authority that could escalate a dangerous power struggle and undermine Kiev’s fight with Russian-backed separatists. Petro Poroshenko accepted Ihor Kolomoisky’s unexpected resignation, after days of rising tension that saw the governor accused of sending gunmen to occupy the Kiev offices of energy firms over which his influence was threatened. Ukraine’s security service (SBU) also said they suspected senior aides of Mr Kolomoisky in Dnipropetrovsk of having links to a criminal gang,…

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Ukraine power struggle ousts ‘oligarch’ from key region

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Ukraine’s president has removed a powerful “oligarch” as governor of a major eastern region, in a show of authority that could escalate a dangerous power struggle and undermine Kiev’s fight with Russian-backed separatists. Petro Poroshenko accepted Ihor Kolomoisky’s unexpected resignation, after days of rising tension that saw the governor accused of sending gunmen to occupy the Kiev offices of energy firms over which his influence was threatened. Ukraine’s security service (SBU) also said they suspected senior aides of Mr Kolomoisky in Dnipropetrovsk of having links to a criminal gang,…

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Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz Prefers Country Music Because of 9/11

The Republican candidate appeared on CBS This Morning Tuesday to talk about his candidacy, and to give a few glimpses into his personal life. Host Gayle King asked what kind of music he likes. “You know, music is interesting. I grew up listening to classic rock and I’ll tell you […]

Ukraine power struggle ousts ‘oligarch’ from key region

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Ukraine’s president has removed a powerful “oligarch” as governor of a major eastern region, in a show of authority that could escalate a dangerous power struggle and undermine Kiev’s fight with Russian-backed separatists. Petro Poroshenko accepted Ihor Kolomoisky’s unexpected resignation, after days of rising tension that saw the governor accused of sending gunmen to occupy the Kiev offices of energy firms over which his influence was threatened. Ukraine’s security service (SBU) also said they suspected senior aides of Mr Kolomoisky in Dnipropetrovsk of having links to a criminal gang,…

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Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz Prefers Country Music Because of 9/11

The Republican candidate appeared on CBS This Morning Tuesday to talk about his candidacy, and to give a few glimpses into his personal life. Host Gayle King asked what kind of music he likes. “You know, music is interesting. I grew up listening to classic rock and I’ll tell you […]