Yefremov: Local elections in Ukraine could take place in 2011

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Feb. 16, 2010, 1:55 p.m. | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine
The next local elections in Ukraine could be held in 2011, Regions Party First Deputy Head Oleksandr Yefremov has said. "We've just passed a resolution that cancels a resolution, which was passed earlier, scheduling the elections for May 30 this year. A group of deputies was also ordered to draft a mechanism for adopting a document, including on constitutional amendments, so as to determine the date of the next elections. It seems to me that most deputies [want the elections to be held] in the spring of 2011," he told reporters on Tuesday.

As reported, MP Mykola Tomenko's bill slating the local elections for March 21, 2011 was earlier registered in the Ukrainian parliament.
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