Government adopts resolution appointing Hroisman as Ukraine's acting PM
The Ukrainian government issued a resolution appointing Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Volodymyr Hroisman as the country's acting prime minister.
"Such a decision was adopted after Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk announced his resignation," according to the document, which was published on the Ukrainian government's Web site on Friday.
Yatseniuk announced his resignation in the Verkhovna Rada on Thursday.
"I announce my resignation due to the coalition breakup and blocking of governmental initiatives," Yatseniuk said.