Ukraine Swears In a New President: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 47)

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Ukraine put an end to months of political chaos by swearing in a new president who vowed to restore the country’s territorial integrity. Petro Poroshenko, a powerful oligarch before his election, will now have to prove to Ukrainians that he will be able to change the system that made him wealthy while fighting a war against pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine.


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