The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has approved Mr. Arseniy Yatsenyuk as Prime Minister of Ukraine by its decision on February 27, 2014. A total of 371 MPs voted for a respective decision.
At the same time the Parliament has approved the composition of the Cabinet of Ministers. 331 MPs voted "For".
The composition of the Government of Ukraine includes:
First Vice-Prime-Minister – Mr. Vitaliy Yarema,
Vice-Prime-Minister – Mr. Oleksandr Sych,
Vice-Prime-Minister, Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services – Mr. Volodymyr Hroisman,
Minister for Justice – Mr. Pavlo Petrenko,
Minister for Finance – Mr. Oleksandr Shlapak,
Minister for Economic Development and Trade – Mr. Pavlo Sheremet,
Minister for Education and Science – Mr. Serhiy Kvit,
Minister for Social Policy – Mr. Lyudmyla Denysova,
Minister for Ecology and Natural Resources – Mr. Andriy Mokhnyk,
Minister for Culture – Mr. Yevhen Nyschuk,
Minister for the Cabinet of Ministers – Mr. Yevhen Semerak,
Minister for Health – Mr. Oleh Musiy,
Minister for Energy and Coal Industry – Mr. Yuriy Prodan,
Minister for Youth and Sports – Mr. Dmytro Bulatov,
Minister for Internal Affairs – Mr. Arsen Avakov,
Minister for Agrarian Policy and Food – Mr. Ihor Shvaika,
Minister for Infrastructure – Mr. Maksym Burbak.
Upon the recommendation of the Acting President of Ukraine O. Turchynov the Parliament has also appointed Mr. Ihor Tenyukh on the position of the acting Minister for Defence of Ukraine (326 votes "for"), Andriy Deschytsya as acting Minister for Foreign Affairs (322 MPs voted "for").
The Governmental officials have taken the oath of allegiance to Ukraine.
The Verkhovna Rada has approved the program of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine by 294 votes.