The Verkhovna Rada, Ukrainian Parliament, has dismissed Olha Pishchanska, head of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine, with 306 MPs voting in favor of the decision, Holos party faction MP Yaroslav Zheleznyak said in his Telegram channel on Sept. 5.
During the parliament’s question and answer session, Pishchanska has neither confirmed nor denied there are plans to appoint her as head of the State Property Fund, Zheleznyak added, noting that she had allegedly refused to head this department after the dismissal of it’s previous chief, Rustem Umerov.
The Rada also voted on Sep. 5 to dismiss Oleksii Reznikov from the post of Ukrainian defense minister, and supported Rustem Umerov’s resignation as head of the State Property Fund.
Umerov is expected to be appointed Ukraine's new defense minister on Sept. 6.
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