Ukraine names new government, Arseny Yatseniuk as new prime minister

Eastern EuropeUkraine names new government, Arseny Yatseniuk as new prime minister

Ukraine names new government, Arseny Yatseniuk as new prime minister

KIEV: The Ukrainian former economy minister Arseny Yatseniuk has been named as the country’s new prime minister after the protest leaders named the ministers they want to form a new government following the overthrow of President Viktor Yanukovich.

The 39-year-old Yatsenyuk is a millionaire former banker who served as economy minister, foreign minister and parliamentary speaker before Yanukovych took office in 2010.

The new government is expected to be formally approved by the parliament on Thursday.


Meanwhile‚ Ukraine’s interim general prosecutor Oleg Makhnytsky said that Kiev has requested an international arrest warrant for ousted President Viktor Yanukovych.

Makhnytsky said that Yanukovych was the subject of an international arrest warrant for alleged mass murder during months of unrest in the country.

The prosecutor also asked international organizations to trace the bank accounts of the ousted president and his aides, accusing them of stealing billions of dollars.


Future composition of the Ukrainian cabinet

Prime Minister – Arseny Yatseniuk

Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration – Boris Tarasyuk

Deputy Prime Minister for Humanitarian Affairs Olga Bohomolec

Anti-Corruption Bureau – Tatiana Chornovol

Lustration committee – Yegor Sobolev

Minister of Justice – Paul Buchanan

Minister of Economy – Pavel Sheremet

Education Minister – Sergey Apr

Minsotspolitiki – Lyudmila Denisova

Ministry of Environment – Andrew Mokhnik

Minister of Culture – Eugene Nyschuk

Minister of Foreign Affairs – Andrew Deshchitsa

Miniahropolityky – Alex Peace

Cabinet Minister – Ostap Semerak

Ministry of Health – Oleg Musiy

Minister of Fuel and Energy – Yuriy Prodan

Minister of Youth and Sport – Dmitry Bulatov

Interior Minister – Arsen Avakov

NSDC Secretary – Andrew Parubiy , his deputies – Victoria Syumar and Dmitry Jarosz (not yet given its consent )

Minister of Infrastructure – under consultation

Defense – the consultations , the Afghans have made his candidacy

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