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Another BYuT member of parliament joins coalition

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March 31, 2010, 12:34 p.m. | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine
Bloc of Yulia Tymoshenko (BYT) MP Petro Kuzmenko has joined the parliamentary coalition, Verkhovna Rada Chairman Volodymyr Lytvyn announced at the morning session of parliament on Wednesday. "I announce that Ukrainian MP Petro Pavlovych Kuzmenko has joined the Stability and Reform coalition of deputy factions in the Verkhovna Rada of the sixth convocation," he said.

Kuzmenko headed the campaign headquarters of presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko in Cherkasy region in the 2010 presidential election.

On March 11, 2010, Lytvyn declared the creation of the Stability and Reform coalition consisting of 235 MPs. The coalition was formed by factions of the Regions Party, the Bloc of Lytvyn, the Communist Party of Ukraine, along with six MPs each from the Our Ukraine-People's Self-Defense Bloc and the Bloc of Yulia Tymoshenko, and four independent MPs.

On March 30, the coalition was expanded by three MPs - two from the BYT faction and one from the Our Ukraine-People's Self-Defense Bloc.

The total number of coalition members now is 239.
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Anonymous March 31, 2010, 1:57 p.m.    

How can he represent the people when he was elected to office as a member of BYT,,,he should be stripped of his status and a re-election taken same for all who change parties for cash,,,,,

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Anonymous March 31, 2010, 2:28 p.m.    

How much have they been paid?

As election in Rada are based on national political party lists and not on nominative poll, these deputees who are leaving de facto their Party should be automatically dismissed by theit Party and the next ones of the original list should take the place...

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Anonymous March 31, 2010, 5:58 p.m.    

Another rat leaves the opposition. These gutless wonders need to be flogged publicly and then released in the middle of a sewerage pit where they belong. They will swear allegiance to any party as long as they fill their bottomless pockets with bribes from the muscovite backed so-called government.

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Anonymous March 31, 2010, 6:03 p.m.    

Just add the name Kuzmenko to the list of two-faced deserters who should never be re-elected. This pathetic individual represents what is wrong with the country's political system.

Kuzmenko headed the campaign headquarters of presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko in Cherkasy region in the 2010 presidential election.

Now this so-called politician is prepared to dance with the devil. Bury him before he infects others. The stench around him must be overwhelming!

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Anonymous March 31, 2010, 7:04 p.m.    

They should be treated as the traitors they are!

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