Ukraine's central bank head admitted to hospital

The head of the National Bank of Ukraine, Volodymyr Stelmakh, was admitted to the Feofaniya hospital (in Kiev) at about noon (1000 gmt) Tuesday, a news agency reported from the hospital director, Volodymyr Svyrydov.

Stelmakh's diagnosis has been unknown so far.

The Ukrainian parliament is considering Stelmakh's resignation today as part of the parliamentary majority's agreement on re-distribution of posts in the executive. The voting on this will be carried out using ballot papers, as oppositio