January 17, 2014 23:41
Yanukovych dismisses Lyovochkin as presidential chief of staff - decree
KYIV. Jan 17 (Interfax) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has dismissed Serhiy Lyovochkin as presidential chief of staff, according to decree No. 10/2014 posted on the presidential website on Friday evening.
Interfax learned at about the same time from well-placed sources that presidential press secretary Darya Chepak and National Institute of Strategic Studies Director Andriy Yermolayev tendered their resignations.
The sources said an official decision on Chepak and Yermolayev would be made on Monday.
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