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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.
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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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