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    Yatsenyuk named Ukraine new premier


    by PressTV

    Leaders of Ukraine protest movement have named a pro-Western cabinet to restore stability to the crisis-hit European country.

    On Wednesday, the interim leaders named Arseniy Yatsenyuk as the country's new prime minister in front of about 25,000 people on Kiev's Independence Square, the heart of the protest movement against ousted president, Viktor Yanukovych.

    The names of proposed cabinet ministers, mostly veteran politicians and new civic activists, were also read to the crowd.

    Yatsenyuk, 39, is a millionaire former banker who served as economy minister, foreign minister and parliamentary speaker before Yanukovych took office in 2010.

    The new government will face the complicated task of restoring stability to a country that is deeply divided politically and is also on the verge of financial collapse.

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