KIEV, December 16. /ITAR-TASS/. The “reshuffle of the government” is expected in Ukraine, speaker of the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) Vladimir Rybak said on Monday. “President Viktor Yanukovich who is currently analyzing the work of each minister will soon announce this,” Rybak told reporters.
He also said that the issue of no-confidence in the current Cabinet might be considered again at the next session of the parliament that would begin in February.
According to unofficial information, Yanukovich may dismiss Economic Development and Trade Minister Igor Prasolov, Interior Minister Leonid Kozhara and Industrial Policy Minister Mikhail Korolenko. Prime Minister Nikolai Azarov has also repeatedly made statements recently that reshuffle is expected in the government.