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Moscow considers MH17 probe biased, politically motivated — foreign ministryRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 28, 17:10
Central Bank notes improvement of Russia’s credit rating by foreign investorsBusiness & Economy September 28, 17:03
The Ukrainian parliament has approved the appointment of Pavlo Klimkin as the new minister of foreign affairs. The resolution also proposed by Petro Poroshenko has gained support of 335 lawmakers with the necessary minimum of 226.Pavlo Klimkin was born in 1967 in Kursk (Russia). In 1991, he graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (the faculty of Aerophysics and Space Research) specializing in physics and applied mathematics.
Klimkin has been working for Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 1993. In 2008, he became director of the department for European Union, and in 2010 he was appointed Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. As a deputy minister, Klimkin was holding negotiations on the Association Agreement with the EU. In 2012, he was appointed ambassador of Ukraine to Germany. On the previous week, Petro Poroshenko has dismissed him from this post.