Foreign Policy. Yatsenyuk has survived a vote of no-confidence in the government, but will survive if it is Ukraine?

Tuesday, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Yatsenyuk barely stay on his post after the Parliament had voted the vote of no confidence in the government, reminds the journalist of «Foreign Policy» Reid Standish. However, the vote was rejected: lacked 32 votes. «But this event only exacerbates the worst political crisis that befell the Ukrainian government since its coming to power in 2014. It also puts in question the fate of the IMF tranche in the amount of 17.5 billion dollars, which Ukraine desperately needed,» reads the article.

MPs call for resignation of Yatseniuk, accusations of corruption and delaying reforms. Demanding the resignation of Prime Minister, President Poroshenko tried to calm the population, but at the same time to assure Western donors that Kiev is seriously intends to carry out economic and political reforms, says the author.

Poroshenko also said that the right demanded the resignation of attorney General
Victor Shokina. «The Western supporters and activists accuse that ally of the President with obstruction of reforms and delaying the investigations of corruption against high-ranking officials», — is spoken in article. Shokin resigned.

Balazs Jarabik (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) said that the resignation of Shokin — a way to reassure Western donors. «Solinym sacrificed for IMF tranche, which is most important for the country,» he explains.

According to the author, a political crisis could yet lead to the collapse of the ruling coalition. It is fraught with new parliamentary elections and the problems with further financing of the economy. «Poroshenko has proposed that the rotation in the Cabinet, that the Ukrainians did not have to vote on the fact that in the East is still not settled by the war and the economy is in a difficult situation», — said in the article.

Translation InoPressa




Foreign Policy. Yatsenyuk has survived a vote of no-confidence in the government, but will survive if it is Ukraine? 17.02.2016

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