Volodymyr Groysman, then Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, speaks at a departure ceremony for the victims of the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

Volodymyr Groysman Gets Ukraine Coalition Nod as First Jewish Premier

Ukraine’s coalition has formally agreed to nominate Volodymyr Groysman for the post of prime minister, the deputy head of President Petro Poroshenko’s BPP faction, Oleksiy Honcharenko, said on Wednesday.

“The coalition has put forward Groysman as a candidate for prime minister and will make the corresponding proposal to the president,” Honcharenko said in a post on Twitter.

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