Ukrainian President Yanukovych Dismisses Two Senior Officials

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has dismissed Deputy Finance Minister Tetyana Yefymenko, according to the President’s website.

Yefymenko was involved in a new tax code that sparked two weeks of protests by small businesses. Lawmakers approved Yanukovych’s proposal to retain a simplified tax system for small entrepreneurs Dec. 2.

Yanukovych also fired first Deputy Agriculture Minister Serhiy Melnyk, according to the website.

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