Ukraine parliament appoints speaker as interim president (8)

Malta Today 2014.02.23 17:57
Parliament votes speaker Oleksander Turchinov as interim president; former Prime Minister Staff Reporter Ukraine's parliament has voted to name its speaker Oleksander Turchinov as interim president, one day ousting President Viktor Yanukovich. In his maiden speech, Turchinov - a close ally of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko -urged members of parliament to agree on the formation of a national unity government by Tuesday.
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