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Poll: Yanukovych's rating drops to Yushchenko's level in middle of term

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Aug. 28, 2012, 12:20 p.m. | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine

Public support for Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has dropped by three times as of the middle of the president's term, and the number of people unsatisfied with his performance has doubled, according to the results of a poll conducted by the Democratic Initiatives Foundation along with the sociological service of the Razumkov Center.
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Public support for Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has dropped by three times as of the middle of the president's term, and the number of people unsatisfied with his performance has doubled, according to the results of a poll conducted by the Democratic Initiatives Foundation along with the sociological service of the Razumkov Center.

According to a posting on the Web site of the Dzerkalo Tyzhnia Ukraine weekly, 12.6% Ukrainians completely support Yanukovych, while 47% people don't. The same poll in May 2010 showed that 40% Ukrainians supported Yanukovych, while 23% respondents opposed him.

Thus, the population's support of the incumbent president has dropped by three times, while the number of his opponents has doubled.

Third Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko also lost supporters by the end of his presidential term. In particular, in February-May 2005 some 47% respondents supported him, while 27% didn't. In the middle of his presidential term, Yuschenko had 15% support and 49% opposed.

In addition, the poll showed that Ukrainians don't approve of the principles of work of the parliament and the government. Only 4% respondents completely support the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, and 7% support the Cabinet of Ministers, while 54% and 48% respectively oppose the parliament and the government.

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Andrew Olexander Aug. 28, 2012, 12:51 p.m.    

Meowwwww!!!

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Roman Dawydiak Aug. 28, 2012, 1:27 p.m.    

While this most recent poll is significant it is also much more than a snapshot in time. It underlines a trend that clearly shows a steady decline in the support for the Party of Regions since the spring of this year. Just to make matters worse, Yanukovych recently gambled and lost when he recently tried to strike a deal with Vladimir Putin during a meeting in Sochi hoping that the Russians would stand behind him in his battle with the Opposition. One can only wonder if all that Volodya would offer him was a plate of egg souffle for breakfast. Finally there is the neverending saga of Yulia Tymoshenko. With the ECHR now being involved in conjunction with the Council of Europe, Vitya has another continuing migraine to deal with. If he does get to sleep, orange cats and clucking hens in his Mezhyhirya compound will not be a welcome addition to his nightmares.

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bernardh Aug. 28, 2012, 1:34 p.m.    

Considering the mid-term track record - escalated corruption, deteriorated business climate, economic mismanagement, increasingly biased and propagandistic national media, parliament turned into a rubber-stamp institution, politization of the judiciary, stalinist show trials, political prisoners, international disgrace with pariah status of the president himself, cleptocracy, amassing of obscene luxury for Yanukovych and his family - a 12.6% support is surprisingly and undeservedly high. Meow, meow, meow.

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AL BALA Aug. 28, 2012, 2:58 p.m.    

Representatives of Udar and Svoboda parties not included in constituency commissions

Aug. 25, 2012, 2:31 p.m. | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine

Gee ?

Putin's Interfax "press release" forgot to mention the details of the parties that will be on the election commissions throughout Ukraine !

"Ukraine - Russia only" - "Україна – Русь єдина",

In the formation of DEC 221 participating representatives of "Russian unity" in 223 - "Ruses bloc" in the 219 -

У формуванні 221 ОВК братимуть участь представники партії "Руська єдність", у 223 – "Руський блок", у 219 –

http://tsn.ua/vybory_2012/lyudey-klichka-i-tyagniboka-v-okruzhnih-viborchih-komisiyah-ne-bude.html

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PS

Gee ?

Anti-Ukrainians are are placed on Election commissions throughout Ukraine, but Ukrainian Patriots are not allowed ? ?

http://www.kyivpost.com/content/politics/representatives-of-udar-and-svoboda-parties-not-included-in-constituency-commissions-312041.html

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PPS

Gee ?

I wonder if they speak Ukrainian ?

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PPPS

Pathetic ! !

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AL BALA Aug. 28, 2012, 3:09 p.m.    

Gee ?

PS

The prior name for [Party of] "Russian unity" ("Руська єдність") was "Party of Putin's Politics".

Сьогодні про головне
27 серпня, понеділок

Мохник: Вибори нам буде рахувати «Русскій мір»

Today the main
August 27, Monday

Mohnik: Elections we will count "Russky Mir"

http://tvi.ua/video/mokhnyk-vybory-nam-bude-rakhuvaty-russkiy-mir.html

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AL BALA Aug. 28, 2012, 5:33 p.m.    

Tabachnik thanked Russia for helping Ukrainian education

http://tsn.ua/politika/tabachnik-podyakuvav-rosiyi-za-dopomogu-ukrayinskiy-osviti.html

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AL BALA Aug. 29, 2012, 2:05 a.m.    

Bought Ministry Tabachnik school bus burned, because the tender stole 10 million

He also called false that the buses were burned.

"We sat down (on the bus), pererahuvalysya and then we noticed that the bus out of this cap is smoke ... then we heard the smell more and more and offered the driver to open the door. Once we got out, literally for 8 minutes the bus was not with our things. We just brought children "- said the teacher, who was traveling with children on the bus.

http://www.pravda.com.ua/news/2012/08/28/6971574/

PS WITH VIDEO

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AL BALA Aug. 28, 2012, 7:20 p.m.    

Tabachnik thanked Russia for helping Ukrainian education

http://tsn.ua/politika/tabachnik-podyakuvav-rosiyi-za-dopomogu-ukrayinskiy-osviti.html

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AL BALA Aug. 29, 2012, 5:47 a.m.    

Television threaten Russification, dismissals and layoffs

And the head of the international NGO "Internews Ukraine" Constantine Kvurt believes that the National Council hastened to execute the instructions of top management, which seeks to "accelerate the total Russification of Ukraine."

http://www.pravda.com.ua/news/2012/08/28/6971538/

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Harry Yellando Aug. 28, 2012, 4:44 p.m.    

just figures.....Yanko has it in the bag.....he has NO worries that the msfia will win....

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Harry Yellando Aug. 28, 2012, 4:52 p.m.    

just figures.....Yanko has it in the bag.....he has NO worries that the msfia will win....

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elmer-елмер Aug. 28, 2012, 6:57 p.m.    

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

seig heil der fuhrer yanusvoloch and his mafia

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AL BALA Aug. 29, 2012, 9:39 a.m.    

Today the main
August 28, Tuesday

Medvedev: Publishing refused to PRINT advertisements with a silhouette Yanukovych

http://tvi.ua/video/medvedjev-typohrafiji-vidmovylysja-drukuvaty-reklamu-z-syluetom-janukovycha.html

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AL BALA Aug. 29, 2012, 10:09 a.m.    

Seriously ill "cores" the last effort to protect the hospital from developers

Irpin cardiology center out to protect doctors and patients. A few meters from the hospital on her own territory planned construction of residential high-rises, according to a story TSN .

http://tsn.ua/ukrayina/vazhkohvori-serdechniki-z-ostannih-sil-zahischayut-likarnyu-vid-zabudovnikiv.html

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