Clearing a path for Azarov’s son in parliament

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Sept. 7, 2012, 12:05 a.m. | Politics — by Denis Rafalsky

Donetsk Oblast voters are being bombarded with advertisements urging them to support Oleksiy Azarov, the son of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, in the Oct. 28 race for parliament. His slogan: "Solving Problems Together."
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Denis Rafalsky

It must be great to have a prime minister for a father. Whatever career path you decide to pursue, the powers that be and luck tend to follow you.

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K G Sept. 7, 2012, 3:28 a.m.    

This goes on everywhere, including here in Canada in govt and at universities.

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bkrevel Sept. 7, 2012, 3:40 a.m.    


Comapare apples to apples KG.
Wake up and get a grip on reality!

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bkrevel Sept. 7, 2012, 3:43 a.m.    


You should be so lucky to live in Canada,,,,,

How may thousands of Ukrainians and others want to emigrate to Canada....thousands........and many Canadians want to emigrate to Ukraine......a few......

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Matei B Sept. 7, 2012, 8:22 a.m.    

You can't compare the nepotism of Ukraine to the little that happens in Canada

while a son might get involved in politics, and surely that helps A LOT in getting you still need to get elected here. Our elections aren't rigged like they are in Ukraine.

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elmer-елмер Sept. 7, 2012, 4:32 p.m.    

The sovok Russophile mafia take care of their own in Zookraine.

At the expense of, and to the detriment of the people.

It's time for that to stop.

meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow

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IvanovPetrovSidorov Sept. 7, 2012, 2:14 p.m.    

This happens everywhere in the world and only the most naiive think otherwise.

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elmer-елмер Sept. 7, 2012, 4:30 p.m.    

As bkrevel said so aptly:


"It happens everywhere" is the stock and pat answer that sovok mafiosi give for all of their own mafia corruption.

They think that they can fool people in Zookraine with that answer, and therefore, severe, rampant nepotism and corruption in Zookraine is somehow OK.

But Zookraine is NOT just like "everywhere."

It's certainly not like Austria, where zAraza Jr. actually lives and has a mansion..

But the mafiosi are out in force - taking care of their own.

All the more reason NOT to vote for a stupid lying blockhead like zAraza Jr.

meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow

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IvanovPetrovSidorov Sept. 7, 2012, 5:22 p.m.    

Oh-ho-ho-ho... Eh-he-he-he :)))

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Roman Dawydiak Sept. 10, 2012, 8:14 a.m.    

Poor Ivanov. Walking on egg shell fragments with bare feet again. Cluck, cluck, cluck...

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IvanovPetrovSidorov Sept. 10, 2012, 5:39 p.m.    

But the egg is on your face.

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Harry Yellando Sept. 8, 2012, 10:57 a.m.    

It do not matter who is in Government, friends relations cows or sheep !! the choice for Ukraine is...Soviet way of life or Western way of life.....if they look at the bigger picture they MAY change this Mafia and Yanko for ever.....but I have my doubts because they are happy with what they voted for....if they were unhappy they would vote for change....simple.

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