Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk to resign

The Ukrainian Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, has announced he will resign next week, blaming politicians’ failure to enact “real changes,” the BBC reports.

“I am resigning as Prime Minister and I would like to stress with dignity my national liability before the state. I see my competences wider than those of a head of government,” he said in a regular weekly televised address.

Mr Yatsenyuk, in office since former pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in February 2014, said he would inform parliament on Tuesday.

The current President, Petro Poroshenko, asked him to quit in February, saying he had lost support.

His government has been accused of inaction and corruption.

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