Ukraine president dismisses powerful governor

March 25, 2015 7:30 AM

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Ukraine president dismisses powerful governor

KIEV, Ukraine – Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko dismissed the billionaire governor of an eastern region Wednesday following a rancorous dispute pitting the tycoon against the government.

Poroshenko's office said in a statement that Ihor Kolomoysky had asked to be released from his duties as governor of Dnipropetrovsk.

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