Member of Parliament Ivan Denkovich of the Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc faction, former leader of the Batkivschyna party's Lviv regional chapter, on June 4 left the party, he has announced to the press in Lviv.
"I declare my principal dissent with the processes going on in the party and my leaving it," he said.
In his words, deeds within the party differ from words.
"I can no longer take they in the party saying one things and doing the opposite," he said.
He also called upon other party members to quit it.
As Ukrainian News earlier reported, Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr Lytvyn in the morning of June 1 read out Denkovich's application on joining the coalition but at the evening session the MP withdrew it.
On May 25, Batkivschyna presidium relieved Denkovich from the post of chairman of the party Lviv regional chapter he had headed from 2003.
The Kyiv Post is hosting comments to foster lively public debate through the Disqus system. Criticism is fine, but stick to the issues. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks will be removed from the site. The Kyiv Post will ban flagrant violators. If you think that a comment or commentator should be banned, please flag the offending material.
Web links to Kyiv Post material are allowed provided that they contain a URL hyperlink to the
www.kyivpost.com material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. Otherwise, all materials
contained on this site are protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced without the prior
written permission of Public Media at firstname.lastname@example.org
All information of the Interfax-Ukraine news agency placed on this web site is designed for internal
use only. Its reproduction or distribution in any form is prohibited without a written permission of