Parliament dismisses Boiko as environment minister

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July 2, 2010, 11:23 a.m. | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine

Viktor Boiko

The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, dismissed Viktor Boiko from the post of environment minister on Friday. A total of 258 out of 437 MPs registered in the hall voted for a relevant resolution.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov told MPs that the replacement of the environment minister is connected "with his transfer to another post."
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Anonymous July 2, 2010, 12:56 p.m.    

Any idea why he has gone ?

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Anonymous July 2, 2010, 10:17 p.m.    

Because he tried to extort big bucks from foreign oil companies working in Ukraine. A scum bag parasite, rotten to the core. So glad that somebody stood up against him and brought him down!

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Anonymous July 4, 2010, 12:01 a.m.    

Two Ministers dumped.. This would be big news in the west.

It is a pity that the article was not backed up with more information as to the reasons why he was dismissed rather then just reporting the fact that he as dismissed. This is a poor reflection on the quality of Ukrainian media and Kyiv Post for not providing more information.

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Anonymous July 4, 2010, 11:41 a.m.    

Boyko was trying to extort moeny for his own personal gain and he got called on his bluff and raised and now he wants to sell a slightly used Bentely any takers?!

What a muppet.

WEll done Ukraine long may this honets and fair business environment continue.

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