KIEV, November 27. /TASS/. Volodymyr Groysman, a member of Ukraine’s parliament from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc, will be elected as a new parliamentary speaker, presidential adviser Yuriy Lutsenko told the media on Thursday.
“Volodymyr Groysman will be the speaker, and the post of the new Cabinet’s prime minister will go to Arseniy Yatsenyuk,” Lutsenko said.
Groysman was born in Vinnytsia on January 20, 1978. He served as Ukraine’s deputy prime minister. At the beginning of 2014, he was minister of regional development, construction and the housing and utilities sector.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk, of the Popular Front, was born in Chernivtsi on May 22, 1974. He served as Ukraine’s prime minister since February 27, 2014. Previously was a member of the Batkivshchyna party. One of his first steps in the capacity of prime minister was the signing of the political part of the Association Agreement with the European Union.