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Ukrainian President's Ally Set for Premier as Yatsenyuk Goes

  • Prime minister bows to pressure amid coalition infighting
  • President Poroshenko sees parliament Speaker Hroisman as PM
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.

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The resignation of Ukraine’s prime minister cleared the path for an ally of President Petro Poroshenko to lead a new-look government as the former Soviet republic seeks to end its worst political crisis in two years and restart billions of dollars of international aid.

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