Ukrainian MPs vote to sack anti-corruption finance minister

Kiev (AFP) – The Ukrainian parliament on Thursday voted to dismiss respected finance minister Oleksandr Danylyuk, with the move expected to raise concern among the country’s foreign donors.

A total of 254 lawmakers in the 450-seat parliament supported a motion submitted by Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman to sack the anti-corruption reformer backed by the International Monetary Fund.