Stepan Poltorak Appointed Ukraine Defense Minister

World » UKRAINE | October 14, 2014, Tuesday // 15:18| Views: | Comments: 7
Bulgaria: Stepan Poltorak Appointed Ukraine Defense Minister Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (R) congratulates Stepan Poltorak (L), new Ukrainian Defence Minister of Ukraine, during a session of parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, 14 October 2014. Photo by EPA/BGNES

Ukraine's Parliament has approved Stepan Poltorak to take over the Defense Ministry from Valeriy Heletey.

The Verkhovna Rada voted overwhelmingly (245-1) in favor of his candidacy, Interfax Ukraine reports.

Poltorak previously headed the Ukrainian National Guard.

Heletey came under fire in Ukraine after the army suffered numerous defeats by pro-Russian rebels in the Donbass region.

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Melody - 20 Oct 2014 // 06:12:51

meaningful, thanks for your sharing...

Optimistic - 15 Oct 2014 // 20:54:10

Agent Picadilly please take your pills the red ones with the hammer and sickle.

Agent Piccadilly - 15 Oct 2014 // 19:27:53

Ignore Optimistic, she is an agent of Soros and a traitor to Bulgaria, spreading anti-Russian propaganda in order to serve her fascist masters.

Optimistic - 15 Oct 2014 // 11:33:10

Kiev regime has enough gas in storage until late December, output of Ukranian coal is down due to the war in the East, Kiev is not taking practical steps to secure energy for its people and the West is offering lots of encouraging words but no practical help.

Eastern Ukraine has secure energy and will survive the Winter.

The Kiev regime will be destroyed by its own people who have been lied to, fed mis information, are under going increases in taxes and energy costs as part of the IMF loan conditions. The EU did offer practical help 2 months ago 22 million euros in aid equal to 1 lev per person.

Kiev regime is kaput.

Fester - 15 Oct 2014 // 02:13:28

***Russian paid prostitutes troll alert***

Vladimir K. - 15 Oct 2014 // 00:10:26

The end is near )

Optimistic - 14 Oct 2014 // 21:17:59

Link to Kiev news Kiev puppet government is going to take criminal legal proceedings against protesting conscripts.

Today over 30 violent Facist protestors outside the Kiev Parliament were arrested.

So new defence guy has enemies on his doorstep, his army is revolting, facists are getting militant, no help from the West, no gas and no money.

The Kiev regime will collapse soon.

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