(ForUm) - President of Ukraine Victor Yushchenko appointed Yuri Pavlenko (Our Ukraine party ed.) the governor of Zhitomyr region. The corresponding decree is published on the official site of the President, reports Trend.
Yesterday Yushchenko decreed to dismiss Pavlenko from the post of presidential advisor, on which he was appointed December 8, 2006. Heretofore Yuri Pavlenko held the post of Minister for Youth, Family and Sport affairs. November 29 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine dismissed him from this office in accordance with his resignation application. Pavlenko motivated his resignation by Our Ukraine's move to the opposition to the government in force.
December 12 the President dismissed Yuri Andriychuk from the post of the governor of Zhytomyr region and appointed him the president's advisor.