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Voice of America: Ukraine’s likely president leans toward West but must face Moscow (NEWS ANALYSIS)

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May. 26, 2014 18:21
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Ukraine's likely president Petro Poroshenko describes relations with Russia as “the hardest in the last 200 years.”
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Billionaire Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s likely new president, wasted little time in exhibiting his pro-Western leanings.  “We need to do all our best to bring in European values,” he said in a victory speech at a rally in Kyiv, after exit polls gave him a clear majority in the first round of voting Sunday.

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