Ukraine's Poroshenko To Be Sworn In As East Seethes With Separatist Conflict

wochit politics
June 06, 2014 AT 3:23 PM
Petro Poroshenko will be sworn in on Saturday as Ukraine's president, buoyed by messages of support from the West but still seeking a strategy to deal with Russia's Vladimir Putin, who opposes Kiev's military drive against pro-Russian separatists. Government forces are almost certain to be fighting rebel fighters in the east even as Poroshenko takes the oath of office and delivers his inaugural speech.