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Volunteer Named Governor in Eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday appointed a well-known volunteer as governor in one of the two war-torn regions in the east in a possible sign of a policy change. Since hostilities broke out in eastern Ukraine in April 2014, killing more than 6,400 people, the Ukrainian government has controlled only parts of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Poroshenko on Wednesday signed the order on live television to appoint 51-year-old Heorhiy Tuka, a former telecom executive, as...

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