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The European Jewish Congress appointed a Ukrainian Jewish leader as a special envoy.

Evgeniy Chervonenko, 48, the governor of the Zaporozhsky region and a close aide to Ukrainian President Viktor Yuschenko, will serve the congress as envoy for Central and Eastern European affairs.

Chervonenko is also a member of the World Jewish Congress board of trustees, and vice president of the Eurasian Jewish Congress and the United Jewish Community of Ukraine.

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