Donetsk, Oct 18 - DAN. Acting Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Denis Pushilin appointed Council of Ministers acting deputy chairman Alexander Ananchenko as acting prime minister.  Pushilin’s decree was published on the DPR website.

“Acting deputy chairman of the Council of Ministers Alexander Ananchenko is tasked with performing the duties of Council of Ministers chairman,” according to the document.

Another decree appointed former Donetsk mayor Igor Martynov as acting deputy chairman of the Council of Ministers.

Pushilin will supervise the implementation of the decrees which take effect on the date of signing, October 18, 2018.*jk