Petro Porochenko sworn in as Ukraine President

Petro Poroshenko was sowrn in as Ukraine president Saturday morning in a brief ceremony attended by US Vice President Joe Biden and the new Russian Ambassador Mikhail Zurabov. In his first speech, President Proshenko vowed to preserve Ukraine’s territorial integrity including also Crimea, despite its annexation by Russia. At the same time clashes between the pro-Russian militias and the Ukrainian army continued in the East. 

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