: Possible candidates for Ukraine's PM (GRAPHICS)

16:53 Apr. 11, 2016

Possible candidates for Ukraine's PM (GRAPHICS)

Cabinet of Ministers in Kyiv (Getty Images)

President Poroshenko expects the new coalition to be created on April 12

On April 10, Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said he would resign and make a formal submission to Ukraine's parliament on Tuesday, April 12.

The Prime Minister announced his decision via several tweets and a video message.

Yatsenyuk's potential successors are already known to the public.

Read PM Yatsenyuk's resignation speech with English transcript here

Bloc of Petro Poroshenko, the biggest fraction in Verkhovna Rada [Ukrainian Parliament] has offered the head of the Parliament Volodymyr Hroysman as the new Prime Minister. 

Current Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko is also seen as a potential replacement for Yatsenyuk.


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