Lyovochkin resigns over draconian anti-democratic laws; others expected to quit soon

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Jan. 17, 2014 20:27
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President Viktor Yanukovych's chief of staff Serhiy Lyovochkin has resigned over the signing of anti-democratic laws that restrict freedom of speech and assembly in Ukraine.
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This time, it’s for real.

Serhiy Lyovochkin, the longtime chief of state for President Viktor Yanukovych, has resigned and – unlike his previous attempt to quit on Nov. 30 – this time the president has let him depart. 

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