Turchinov appointed himself a Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
Alexander Turchinov, acting President of Ukraine is now the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of Ukraine - today, Turchinov signed a decree on appointing himself.
The decree was published on February 26 on Turchinov official site.
The decree was approved in line with paragraph 17, Part 1, Articles 106 and 112 of the Constitution of Ukraine.
Alexander Turchinov will be the acting President until May 25, 2014, the date of the early Presidential elections.