The good news is that President Viktor Yanukovych has finally gotten around to firing some of the deadbeats in his Cabinet.
The bad news is that he’s replaced them with two individuals with absolutely no connection to or roots in Ukraine.
The worse news is that they’ve been placed in charge of the “power” agencies, the Ministry of Defense and the Security Service (SBU).
And, lest you think you can now take a breath, the worst news is that both guys have a record of violence as long as Yanukovych’s security entourage.
It started on February 3rd, when Yanukovych made Igor Kalinin the head of the SBU. Then, on February 8th, he made Dmitri Salamatin minister of defense.
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