Pro-Russian separatist leader Igor Strelkov has resigned, the rebel group Donetsk Republic said on its website.
It said Vladimir Kononov would replace Strelkov as the new military commander.
Strelkov's resignation is the third change at top of the rebel leadership in the past week.
More top news
Thriller writer Anthony Horowitz is at the helm of the latest Bond book, which is based on an unfilmed Ian Fleming TV script.
Actress who plays iconic Daenerys Targaryen admitted she didn't want to become typecast for nudity.
Details of the In/Out referendum will be presented to Parliament in a Bill this morning.