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Ukraine’s ‘Right Sector’ head Recognized as Elected Member of Parliament

Ukraine’s Central Election Commission has recognized leader of the ultra-nationalist Right Sector, Dmytro Yarosh, an elected person in the country’s parliament at the commission’s meeting Thursday. Based on the Central Election Commission, Yarosh won in a single-member electoral district in ...

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UN Secretary General , Ban Ki-moon Calls to Cancel Planned Elections in Eastern Ukraine.

– UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday called for the cancellation of planned elections in southeastern Ukraine, his press service said. “The Secretary-General deplores the planned holding by armed rebel groups in eastern Ukraine of their own ‘elections’ on ...

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Facts & Info: Ukraine’s Parliament

 Ukrainians are set to vote in early parliamentary elections on Sunday, October 26.  Under the Ukrainian Constitution, the parliament, called the Verkhovna Rada, is the main one chamber, sole legislative authority in Ukraine. The Verkhovna Rada comprises 450 members of ...

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UDAR Party of Ukraine: Facts and Details

The Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform (or UDAR, this means punch in English) is really a center-right pro-European political party in Ukraine led by professional heavyweight boxer and current mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko. The party was formed in April ...

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Facts and Details: The People’s Front Party of Ukraine:

  Ukraine’s People’s Front Party was founded in September 2014 by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and the Speaker of the Ukrainian parliament (the Verkhovna Rada), Oleksandr Turchynov, who both left the Batkivshchyna Party as a result of disagreements among its ...

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