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Ukraine's anti-EU Prime Minister steps down

28.01.14 @ 10:20

  1. By EUOBSERVER

Ukrainian PM Mykola Azarov has resigned, saying he made a "personal decision" to "create more opportunities for social and political compromise." The hardline supporter of President Viktor Yanukovych was instrumental in a decision, last November, to abandon EU integration in favour of closer ties with Russia, sparking mass-sclae protests.