Ukraine's Poroshenko is sworn in as president (8)

The Times of Malta 2014.06.07 11:49
Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko was sworn in as president of his troubled country this morning as government forces battled pro-Russian separatists in the east. Taking the oath in an inauguration ceremony in parliament, Poroshenko, who will be the post-Soviet country's fifth president since independence in 1991, pledged to protect Ukraine's sovereignty and independence and safeguard the rights and freedoms of its citizens.
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