Lazarenko brothers lead Hromada list of candidates for deputies

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Aug. 6, 2012, 12:19 p.m. | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine

Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Pavlo Lazarenko


Dnipropetrovsk – Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Pavlo Lazarenko and his brother, Dnipropetrovsk Regional Council deputy Ivan Lazarenko, lead the list of candidates for deputies from the Hromada Party.

A professor at Dnipropetrovsk Honchar National University, Valentyna Liashenko, is No. 3 on the list, the first deputy head of the party, Yuriy Filiak, is fourth, and an associated professor at the Academy of Business and Law, Viktoria Orlova, is fifth. An expert in maternity and childhood, Iryna Demura, is sixth, banker Volodymyr Kosiuha is seventh, and historian Serhiy Masliuchenko is eighth.

The party ticket includes 48 people. It was approved at the party congress on Saturday, which took place in the village of Pischanka, Novomoskovsk district, Dnipropetrovsk region.

The congress was attended by 85 delegates from all regions of Ukraine

Lazarenko's brother told Interfax-Ukraine that the congress had adopted a new party program based on "building a clean society on the basis of a clean ecosystem."

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Roman Dawydiak Aug. 10, 2012, 3:28 p.m.    

Hmmm... Nothing about better money laundering? One would think that Pavlo would be an expert in that regard, but then again he may have ulterior motives. Why should he allow the Party of Reprobates the opportunity to steal his secrets? They've stolen more than their share already.

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