Yanukovych replaces Ukraine's ambassador to Brazil

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March 24, 2012, 4:27 p.m. | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine

Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has dismissed Ihor Hrushko as Ukraine's ambassador to Brazil and appointed Rostyslav Tronenko in his place. Respective decrees were posted on the Web site of the head of state on March 24.

As reported, Yanukovych appointed Hrushko as Ukraine's ambassador to Brazil on June 4, 2010.

Hrushko previously served as Ukraine's ambassador to Peru, as well as Ukraine's ambassador to Colombia and Ecuador, but was dismissed from these posts in 2006.

Tronenko was appointed Ukraine's ambassador to Portugal under a decree of third Ukrainian President Viktor Yuschenko in 2005, but was dismissed from the post under a decree of the incumbent president on May 12, 2010.
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