Parliament Speaker and newly-appointed interim president of Ukraine, Olexandr Turchynov (R) talks with deputies during a session at the Parliament in Kiev on February 23, 2014. Deputies voted by an overwhelming margin for Turchynov to act as head of state until new elections are held on May 25. Picture: AFP.

Ukraine president calls for new anti-rebel offensive

Oleksander Turchinov called for government forces to relaunch an offensive against pro-Russian rebels.