Ukraine' new President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday appointed the country's former Lithuanian Minister of Economy Aivaras Abromavicius a member of the supervisory board of Ukroboronprom, a state-run defense company, according to the Ukrainian president's official website.
Volodymyras Zelenskis ir Aivaras Abromavičius
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Abromavicius served as Ukraine's economy ministry in 2014-2016. He resigned in February, 2016, stating that interest groups were blocking his reforms.

During the Ukrainian presidential election campaign, Ukroboronprom attracted attention due to journalist investigations to into corruption in the defense sector.

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