The Ukrainian parliament voted in a new reformist Cabinet of Ministers using the same old tactics of dirty Ukrainian politics.
What You Need to Know:
✓ The Verkhovna Rada voted in its new Cabinet of Ministers on December 2, 2014;
✓ Some MPs were very unsatisfied with the lack of transparency and old-school pressure to vote for ministers without their being subject to a public grilling;
✓ The opposition did not even bother to take part in the vote and left the session hall while it was taking place;
✓ The day of the vote, President Poroshenko signed a decree that granted 3 foreigners Ukrainian citizenship — they became ministers the same day;
✓ The controversy surrounding the selection of a minister to head a soon-to-be created “Ministry of Truth” eclipsed much of the day’s events;
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