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Tue Feb 11, 2020, 08:42 PM

Ukrainian Political Shake-up Involves Figures in U.S. Impeachment

Source: NYT

By Andrew E. Kramer
Feb. 11, 2020, 2:54 p.m. ET

MOSCOW — Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky, fired his chief of staff on Tuesday in a personnel shake-up affecting central figures on the Ukrainian side of the events leading to the impeachment trial of President Trump.

The shuffle in Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, offered fresh evidence of how deeply entangled Ukrainian and American politics have become.

The new chief of staff, Andriy Yermak, negotiated last summer with President Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudolph W. Giuliani, as Mr. Giuliani and American diplomats pressured Ukraine to start investigations that would benefit Mr. Trump politically. Mr. Yermak, who at the time was a senior presidential adviser on foreign policy, has sought to maintain good ties with the Trump administration.

The man he replaced, Andriy Bohdan, a former lawyer for the oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky, reportedly became chief of staff last year over Mr. Giuliani’s objections. Mr. Giuliani was at odds with Mr. Kolomoisky at the time, but later pivoted to working with Kolomoisky associates in his search for evidence against Mr. Trump’s political enemies.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/11/world/europe/zelensky-ukraine-kolomoisky-shakeup.html



A personnel shuffle by President Volodymyr Zelensky could be felt in United States politics, but appears to stem from a domestic dispute between the government and a controversial oligarch.

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 08:45 PM

1. Ukraine President wants the 300M that Trump is withholding still. IMHO




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Ukrainian president fires chief of staff — and replaces him with man who directly negotiated with Giuliani

https://www.rawstory.com/2020/02/ukrainian-president-fires-chief-and-replaces-him-with-man-who-directly-negotiated-with-rudy-giuliani/

Published 5 hours ago on February 11, 2020


The New York Times reports that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has fired his chief of staff and replaced him with a man who negotiated directly last year with Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani.

According to the Times, Zelensky this week ousted chief of staff Andriy Bohdan, whose appointment was opposed by Giuliani, and replaced him with Andriy Yermak, a foreign policy adviser who negotiated with Giuliani last year and who has “sought to maintain good ties with the Trump administration.”

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Tue Feb 11, 2020, 09:14 PM

2. The con and his crooks are so corrupt that they are now corrupting those around Zelensky

They cannot be classified as nothing else but human cancers, they destroy everything at their path.

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Response to Dennis Donovan (Original post)

Wed Feb 12, 2020, 01:22 AM

3. corruption at it's highest

We saw what happened when South Korea’s Democratic Republic was threatened.
We saw what happened when Hong Kong’s Democracy was threatened.
What will America do?

Zalensky should know that corruption never ends and is now finding out he is in the middle of it and going along with it...No way is Zalensky going to bite the hand that feeds him!!! What he doesn't realize is that congress is what holds the purse strings and who pursued for him to get the money drumpf withheld...

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