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Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has signed a decree on the appointment of Andriy Portnov deputy head of the presidential administration in charge of legal reform and judicial system.
The decree was posted on the presidential Web site on Friday.
Portnov is a member of the parliamentary faction of the Bloc of Yulia Tymoshenko. He was Tymoshenko's representative at the Supreme Administrative Court in a suit challenging the Central Election Commission's decision to declare Yanukovych the winner of the presidential race.
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