Skip to comments.Ukraine’s prime minister quits
Posted on 07/24/2014 8:09:26 PM PDT by Lorianne
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Arseniy Yatseniuk, Ukraines prime minister, resigned on Thursday after two parties quit the ruling coalition government in a move designed to trigger early elections.
The countrys new president, Petro Poroshenko, signalled his support for new polls, which are expected by the end of October.
The dissolution of the coalition was expected after Mr Poroshenko promised to call parliamentary elections after he won the presidential vote in May.
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Whoops there goes the IMF money
Looking into the empty Government coffers ($20M today) does not make it any more pleasant.
And having the facts coming out about the Malaysian airliner makes it urgent.
But it is too late nevertheless.
The new acting PM is someone named Volodymyr Groysman. Not much out there about him, but his listed Party on Wiki is “Unaffiliated”.
“Whoops there goes the IMF money”
And it is going to get really cold, soon. Ukraine has to end this before the winter, or whatever new government they get is likely going to toast.
Yatseniuk: Not enough gas in underground storages, we’ll have to survive
It is getting interesting.
Is Russia the only place Ukraine can get gas from?