Former Interior Minister Mohyliov heads Crimean government
The Supreme Council of Crimea has appointed Anatoliy Mohyliov to the post of Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Crimea.
As reported, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych approved the nomination of Anatoliy Mohyliov as chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea on November 7.
Prior to this, the president dismissed Mohyliov from the post of Interior Minister of Ukraine.
According to the first clause of Article 37 of the Constitution of Crimea, the chairman of the Crimean Council of Ministers is nominated by the speaker of the Crimean parliament. His nomination is agreed with the president of Ukraine, and then approved by the Crimean parliament.
Mohyliov was born in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Russia) on April 6, 1955.
Until February 2005, Mohyliov had been Makiyivka city police chief (Donetsk region) and before that - chief of Artemivsk police.
In 2007, he was Deputy Interior Ministry and chief of the Crimean Department.
During the 2010 presidential race, Mohyliov led candidate Viktor Yanukovych's campaign staff in Crimea.
The post of Crimea's prime minister remained vacant since the death of former premier Vasyl Dzharty on August 17.
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