Poroshenko Prepares “Great Purge” Of Ukrainian Authorities


Translated by Ollie Richardson for Fort Russ
30th December, 2015


Petro Poroshenko will inspect employees of his administration and other senior officials. “The great purge” is scheduled for the coming summer. The procedure shall take place in accordance with the law “regarding the cleansing of power”. This was reported on the website of the Ukrainian President.

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It is already known who Poroshenko decided to check first: the President’s press Secretary, assistants and advisers, and a representative of the Ukrainian President on Crimea and its deputies, and also head of Secretariat of National tripartite social and economic Council and Chairman of the National service of mediation and reconciliation.

The framework of the so-called lustration process has already dismissed many officials who worked under Viktor Yanukovych.

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