Ukraine Prime Minister Resigns: Rapid Reaction by Atlantic Council Expert John Herbst

The government resignations clear the way for early Rada elections. It’s not a welcome development. There is a lot to be concerned about. Government unity is important for dealing with the current security dangers, but this is something for Ukrainians to work out.

John E. Herbst is director of the Eurasia Center at the Atlantic Council. He served as the US ambassador to Ukraine from 2003 to 2006.​

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Image: Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk gives his resignation speech in Ukraine’s Parliament on July 24, 2014.