Tag: Aivaras Abromavicius

Rada Votes To Allow Yuriy Lutsenko To Become Prosecutor General Despite Lacking Law Degree

May 12, 2016

The Rada has passed a bill allowing President Poroshenko’s ally Yuriy Lutsenko to be nominated for the post of Prosecutor General despite lacking a law degree. In addition, Ihor Kononenko, against whom there are widespread accusations of corruption, has been reinstated as the deputy chairman of Poroshenko’s political party.

Day 716: Ukrainian Economy Minister Abromavicius Resigns, Citing High-Level Corruption

February 3, 2016

The Ukrainian economy minister, Aivaras Abromavicius, has resigned, pouring scathing criticism on corrupt political forces that he said had prevented him in doing his work on reforms. In particular, he singles out controversial Poroshenko ally Ihor Kononenko. Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing […]