Yatseniuk to introduce his oppositional government by end March

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March 18, 2010, 12:52 p.m. | Politics — by Ukrainian News

Yatseniuk says the list of its members has been already compiled, corresponding negotiations held, and not only memebers of parliament will enter it.

Member of Parliament and a former presidential candidate Arseni Yatseniuk is going to introduce his oppositional government after March 26, he said on Inter TV channel when appearing in Big-Time Politics With Yevgeniy Kiselyov TV project. "The government will be introduced in two weeks," the lawmaker said.

Yatseniuk says the list of its members has been already compiled, corresponding negotiations held, and not only MPs will enter it.

"A part of the government will be members of parliament and part will be new faces," he said.

The legislator thinks that the oppositional forces' activity should not be viewed from the legal perspective and be guided only by the law norm allowing only one opposition.

"Leave the legal plane, which will be changed, we are speaking about political activity," Yatseniuk emphasized.

The MP admitted, more political forces may announce that they are in opposition and nothing hampers their formation of oppositional governments.

In Yatseniuk's opinion, efficiency of such governments' and political forces' activity will determine their support by the population, not populist slogans.

A well-informed source told the Ukrainian News agency, that the oppositional government of Yatseniuk will be named the Government Of Country's Modernization and will be formed of 27 members.

He also said that the introduction of the oppositional government will take place early next plenary week of the Verkhovna Rada, which is scheduled for March 30 - April 2.

As Ukrainian News earlier reported, the Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc faction on March 10 announced its intention to build an oppositional government - "government of the future" - after formation of a fresh Cabinet of Ministers.

The BYT is also ready to offer Yatseniuk work at the oppositional government, if created.

Member of Parliament Yaroslav Dzhodzhyk of the Our Ukraine - People's Self-Defense bloc faction is proposing that the Verkhovna Rada allow existence of more than one oppositional factions or connections at the parliament.
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Anonymous March 18, 2010, 2:16 p.m.    

Good for Yatseniuk. Any politician that wants a serious chance to run for Prime Minister in 2012 or President in 2015 would be an absolute fool to disappear into the fog under Tymoshenko and BTuT.

If they joined, when the time comes, how can they disengage and seperate their arguement from the fog horn of the BYuT?

Any members of any shadow cabinet led by BYuT not of that faction are those which never stand any chance of serious appointment and thus are joining the alliance for the chance of any "nice job" in return for loyalty if she ever comes back to a position of power which seems completely unlikely in the next 2 years at least.

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Anonymous March 19, 2010, 2:28 p.m.    

Problem is Yatseniuk needs a Rada group and he hasn't got one at present compared to Yulia so would it not be better for him to join forces?

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Anonymous March 18, 2010, 3:26 p.m.    

&quot;Big-Time Politics&quot; TV show is amazing program...

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Anonymous March 18, 2010, 4:11 p.m.    

&quot;Arseni&quot;? What, did Yatseniuk get a sex change?

Please spell as &quot;Arseniy&quot;, it is man's name...

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Anonymous March 19, 2010, 12:52 a.m.    

My mother in law in Western Ukraine also started her shadow government being inspired by some one who cares nothing about Ukrainans but his foreign agents who push him,,, Yatseniuk, the crook himself..

My mother n law will have her shadow governmemt ready by this weekend, its only 20 members, less than Jatseniuk's, and it made up of friends and family,, like Yatseniuk's shadow govrnment except she does not have the backing of the Israeli government,,

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Anonymous March 19, 2010, 1:02 a.m.    

Since Janukovych's team is doing a life saving excellent job, opposition primiminister president and king/queen wannabe's should take 5 years break and not even to attend parlament sessions.

Their only concern is how to become leaders, and not how to contribute to make right what they beloved insane leaders, love birds Julia and yushenko had meesed up big time..

dreamers, with big self worship and absolute no care for ordinary Ukrainans,,

Yatseniuk so far never said a word how he can make ordinary starving Ukrainians on a $120 a month salary live better,,,,,

yatseniuk only talks about starving poor Ukrainians making his life better..

Another Julia another project in the works for Isreal, another war on russia is cooking by these clowns

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