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Brian Bonner, editor-in-chief o fthe Kyiv Post, was dismissed last Friday after the publication of an interview with Ukrainian Agriculture Minister Mykola Prysyazhnyuk that touched on the sensitive issue of grain export quotas.

Journalists at the weekly newspaper said its British owner had ceded topressure from the government in what they saw as a further case of infringement of media rights by President Viktor Yanukovych’s leadership.

The Kyiv Post, which was founded in1995 and has a print run of 20,000 to25,000, covers political andsocial news as well as business news for Ukraine’s investment community. It has online services in Russian and Ukrainian that were launched a year ago.

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