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Ukrainian Foreign Minister sacked after derogatory Putin remark

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Ukrainian Foreign Minister sacked after derogatory Putin remark

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Ukraine’s Foreign Minister is set be replaced after becoming embroiled in controversy for derogatory remarks he made about Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The comments came during a protest in Kyiv last Saturday where Andrei Dechtchitchsa addressed angry crowds in front of Russia’s embassy.

Moscow has since called for his dismissal.

Ukraine’s current ambassador in Berlin, Pavlo Klimkin, is being tipped as his replacement, pending parliamentary approval