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Ukraine's New Prime Minister Forms Cabinet


Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko has begun signing decrees on the appointment of members of a new government.

Analysts say Prime Minister Yuri Yekhanurov's government will likely be comprised mostly of technocrats. New members include Deputy Prime Minister Vyacheslav Kyrylenko and National Defense and Security Council Secretary Anatoliy Kinakh.

But the government also includes some members of the cabinet of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, including Foreign Minister Borys Tarasyuk.

President Yushchenko fired Ms. Tymoshenko earlier this month over corruption allegations, and appointed Mr. Yekhanurov to replace her.

Some information for this report provided by AP and Reuters.

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