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