Ukraine parliament rejects premier's resignation

The Ukraine Parliament gave Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk a double vote of confidence Thursday: first refusing to accept the premier's resignation, then approving his request to finance offensive against rebel forces.

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Ukraine's parliament rejected Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk's resignation on Thursday and finally passed legislation he said was needed to finance an army offensive against a separatist rebellion in the east and avert a national default on its debts.