Ukraine’s PM Yatsenyuk survives no-confidence vote

The government of Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk survived a no-confidence vote on Tuesday though a majority of lawmakers harshly criticised its work.
The vote reflected simmering political tensions amid Ukraine’s economic troubles that have eroded public support for Yatsenyuk’s Cabinet. The failure to pass the motion reflected lawmakers’ fears that it could lead to the collapse of the ruling coalition and early elections.
Earlier in the day, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko called on the embattled prime minister to resign and for a new line-up of ministers to be appointed. – See more

The government of Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk survived a no-confidence vote on Tuesday though a majority of lawmakers harshly criticised its work. The vote reflected simmering political tensions amid Ukraine’s economic troubles that have eroded public support for Yatsenyuk’s Cabinet. The failure to pass the motion reflected lawmakers’ fears that it could lead to the collapse of the ruling coalition and early elections. Earlier in the day, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko called on the embattled prime minister to resign and for a new line-up of ministers to be appointed. - See more

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