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  • Leader's Party Claims Ukraine Win (Party Of Regions Leads In Vote)

    10/28/2012 4:44:40 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 9 replies
    Ukrainians were voting for 450 MPs, half of whom are selected from party lists, and the other half from single-seat constituencies. Exit polls based only on party-list voting showed the Party of the Regions winning 28%, followed by Ms Tymoshenko's United Opposition Fatherland bloc on 24.7%. Party of Regions MP Borys Kolesnikov, a deputy prime minister, said his party was likely to dominate the single-seat constituencies. "There are 225 single-seat constituencies and we see our candidates winning two-thirds of them," he said. Prime Minister Mykola Azarov told a news conference it was clear that the Party of the Regions had...
  • Tymoshenko Arrested, Ukrainian Foreign Policy Moves Toward a Crisis

    08/06/2011 10:51:45 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 6 replies
    The arrest of opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko on August 5 derails Ukraine’s integration into Europe at the same time as its relations with Russia are poor (video of arrest here: Supporters of opposition politician Yulia Tymoshenko rally outside the court building The disunited opposition has rallied to Tymoshenko’s side with Arseniy Yatseniuk’s Front for Change issuing a press release “The rubicon has been crossed. Democracy has come to an end. The authorities have become a regime” and warned “no regime ever wins a war against its own people” ( European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek condemned the arrest while Western...