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Party of Regions’ congress shows gap between words, actions

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July 31, 2012, 6:51 p.m. | Politics — by Denis Rafalsky, Yuriy Onyshkiv

Publicity-shy Party of Regions lawmaker Yuriy Ivaniushchenko, a man of few words, avoided journalists.
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Denis Rafalsky

Yuriy Onyshkiv

 In a way, the Party of Regions congress on July 30 resembled lemmings dutifully walking towards the cliff. The congress votes unanimously on candidates to be put forth to voters for the Oct. 28 parliamentary election – even though the delegates didn’t know who they were voting for.

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