Well-financed Party of Regions stays on top, despite internal divisions

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Oct. 12, 2012, 4:18 p.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Denis Rafalsky, Oksana Grytsenko

President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych (C), premier Mykola Azarov (L) and a top party functionary, Volodymyr Rybak, are at Party of Regions’ congress.

The Party of Regions is in the driver’s seat, leading all polls in the Oct. 28 parliamentary election. But that doesn’t mean the pro-presidential ruling party is just one big happy family.

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