The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has appointed Volodymyr Yatsuba as Minister for Regional Development and Building of Ukraine.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, 253 out of 265 lawmakers, present in chamber, voted for him.

During 1995-1998 V.Yatsuba was the first deputy President’s Chief of Staff, during 2001 – 2004 – the State Secretary of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, during 2003-2004 – Dnipropetrovsk Oblast governor.

Since October 2006, V.Yatsuba has been advisor of the Ukraine Prime Minister.