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KIEV, December 24 (Itar-Tass) — In decrees signed on Monday, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has sacked several ministers, the press service of the Ukrainian leader reports.
In particular, the president sacked Foreign Minister Konstantin Grishchenko, Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Yuri Boiko, Defence Minister Dmitry Salamatin and Environment Minister Eduard Stavitsky.
Besides, Yanukovich has relieved of their duties Finance Minister Yuri Kolobov, Interior Minister Vitaly Zakharchenko and head of the State Tax Service Alexander Klimenko. The officials were sacked because of the resignation of the Cabinet.
On December 13, Nikolai Azarov was reappointed Ukraine’s Prime Minister. The new Cabinet of Ministers has not been formed as of yet.