Ukraine's president-elect Petro Poroshenko (far right)
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Ukraine's new president Petro Poroshenko is sworn in

Ukraine's new president, Petro Poroshenko, is being sworn in at a ceremony in the capital, Kiev.

Mr Poroshenko won an election held last month, and wants to enhance relations with the European Union.

He has promised to end the fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country.

  • 07 Jun 2014
  • From the section Europe