Yushchenko leads Our Ukraine party ticket for parliamentary elections

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July 31, 2012, 7:04 p.m. | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine

Third President of Ukraine (2005-2010) Viktor Yushchenko


Third President of Ukraine (2005-2010) Viktor Yushchenko is heading the party ticket of the Our Ukraine Party, a source in the party has told journalists.

 Third President of Ukraine (2005-2010) Viktor Yushchenko is heading the party ticket of the Our Ukraine Party, a source in the party has told journalists.

The top five of the party ticket also includes Yuriy Kostenko (the leader of the Ukrainian People's Party), Oleksiy Ivchenko (former head of NJSC Naftogaz Ukrainy), Iryna Vannykova (Yushchenko's former press secretary), and Serhiy Bondarchuk (the head of the party's political council).

The party held a closed congress in Kyiv on Tuesday, according to an Interfax-Ukraine reporter.

The parliamentary elections in Ukraine will be held on Oct. 28

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Spectator July 31, 2012, 9:37 p.m.    

Looks like Yush is really not serious about it returning to politics.. He's wants to get elected and to keep the state owned dacha. He keeps being questioned about it by journalists and keeps answering that Kravhuck and Kuchma got to keep theirs. But they never ran on the "I'm different, have western values ticket" and they've not running anymore for office so they can do what they like. And Yanuk has a royal castle but his voters don't care. Yush's potential voters, the few that there might still be do. .So, what's more important the house or the polticial carreer. Obivously the former. And if he isn't serious I don't understand how come his team mates don't tell him to get out the dacha. They're just going to sink with him way under the 5% needed..

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Roman Dawydiak Aug. 1, 2012, 8:52 a.m.    

At the very best Yushchenko and his discredited entourage might win a handful of seats in single member constituencies. Even if they win a few seats in the VR most if not all of the other members from other Parties will just ignore him. The only thing that this "poor" man has left is his ego.

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IvanovPetrovSidorov Aug. 1, 2012, 1:10 p.m.    

Spot on! If I can paraphrase a joke about Maradona, if Yush were to climb up his ego, he ought to be careful or he might fall off and plummet to his death.

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carl Aug. 1, 2012, 4:54 p.m.    

He is foolish, he too will end up in prison, mark my word his past is not forgotten by Regionnaires . He was no more poisoned than the man on the moon. Vodka and botox do not mix.

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