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Western-backed tycoon Petro Poroshenko sworn in with Ukraine facing civil war

By Agence France-Presse
Saturday, June 7, 2014 11:37 EDT
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Poroshenko sworn in with Ukraine facing civil war (via AFP)

Western-backed tycoon Petro Poroshenko vowed Saturday to avert civil war and mend ties with Russia after being sworn in as Ukraine’s fifth post-Soviet president with the nation facing disintegration and economic collapse. Poroshenko took the oath of…



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