Ukrainian Politics

 Yanukovych to Change Governor of Poltava for One of Zhevaho’s People

In the near future, President Viktor Yanukovych will sign a decree to replace the Governor of Poltava oblast.

Censor.NET source informs that instead of Oleksandr Udovichenko this position will be held by mayor of Kremenchuh, President of FC Vorskla Oleh Babayev.

"Babayev is a trusted man of Ukrainian tycoon Kostiantyn Zhevaho. Deputy Prime Minister Serhii Arbuzov held negotiations with Zhevaho regarding this appointment," says the source. "After the compromise pressure will be lifted from Zhevaho's business and he and deputies that support him (Angelica Labunskaia, lawyer of Kostiantyn Zhevaho) will vote in sync with the regime. In addition, this increases the local power hierarchy with an eye to the future presidential elections from a financial point of view as well as administrative."

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n235187