Who is Yevheniy Murayev, the man the U.K. says Russia wants to install in Ukraine?


Georgian activists hold posters as they gather in support of Ukraine in front of the Ukrainian Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia on Sunday, Jan. 23. The British government on Saturday accused Russia of seeking to replace Ukraine

The British government named Murayev as one of Russia’s top picks to lead Ukraine were it to invade the country. Murayev, a critic of Ukraine’s pro-Western government, has dismissed the claim.

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