On February 28, president Viktor Yanukovych  signed a decree creating the Ministry of Education and Science and the Ministry of Youth and Sports. The relevant document was published on the website of the head of state.

Therefore, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports and the National Youth Service and Sports were reorganized.

The decree takes effect from the date of publication. By decree, Yanukovych dismissed Dmitro Tabachnik from the post of Minister of Education and Science, Youth and Sport, and appointed him as Minister of Education and Science.

The president dismissed Ravil Safiullin from his position as chairman of the State Service for Youth and Sports, and appointed him Minister of Youth and Sports.

On February 27, Yanukovych accused the Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Dmitro Tabachnik in the destruction of Ukraine’s sports infrastructure and commented that he decided to restore the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

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