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High court kicks two deputies out of parliament

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Feb. 9, 2013, 12:54 p.m. | Politics — by Katya Gorchinskaya

Deputies Oleksandr Dombrovsky and Pavlo Baloga (pictured) are no longer members of parliament, the High Administrative Court of Ukraine has ruled in a controversial decision.
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Katya Gorchinskaya

Katya Gorchinskaya has been the Kyiv Post's deputy chief editor since 2009 and is a contributor to The Wall Street Journal and other publications. Follow her on Twitter @kgorchinskaya.

 In an unprecedented move, on Feb. 8, the High Administrative Court of Ukraine canceled election results in two majority constituencies, stripping deputies of their mandates and immunity from prosecution, and ordered a re-election.

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