Confederations Cup: Russia vs Portugal match sold out, says FIFA secretary generalSport April 25, 21:20
Russian diplomat suggests UN should develop strategy to fight fake newsRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 25, 20:16
Putin backs creation of system to promote Russian goods on domestic marketBusiness & Economy April 25, 19:15
OSCE concerned over Russia’s declaring Jehovah’s Witnesses extremist organizationWorld April 25, 19:00
Russia to complete import substitution program for helicopter engines by 2019Military & Defense April 25, 18:39
Government is not going to reject floating ruble rate, Putin saysBusiness & Economy April 25, 18:10
Russian Navy rids itself of dependence on Ukrainian enginesMilitary & Defense April 25, 17:55
Ukraine's refusal to continue military cooperation prompts Russia to create new industriesMilitary & Defense April 25, 17:50
FIFA Secretary General on her mission and expectations from Confederations CupSport April 25, 17:39
KIEV, February 26, /ITAR-TASS/. Ukrainian Parliament Speaker and acting President Alexander Turchinov called for holding early parliamentary elections in the country.
“After the presidential election [on May 25] we should begin parliamentary elections in order to renovate all branches of government,” he said in Kiev’s central Independence Square on Wednesday, February 26.
Turchinov said he would resign after the situation in the country had normalised.
“As soon as we normalise the situation and restore power within a month, I will resign as a person who has done his job,” he said.
Turchinov believes that the interim government to be formed in Ukraine will “burn out” because of the unpopular decisions it will have to make.
“The new government will have to make unpopular decisions and I do not rule out that it will ‘burn out’ in several months,” he said, adding that the interim government would need “several months to normalise the situation in the country.