Big day in Rada as top reshuffles take place (photo report)

13:11, 14 April 2016

Today, on April 14, the Verkhovna Rada approved the resignation of Arseniy Yatsenyuk from his post of prime minister and appointed a new head of Government Volodymyr Groysman.

Yatsenyuk before dismissal / Photo from UNIAN

257 deputies out of 390 MPS registered in the session hall supported the decision.

Yatsenyuk made a "farewell" speech ahead of the vote, while Groysman has asked parliament to support his nomination, calling the main directions of his work in his new office.

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