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New York Times: In Ukraine, official quits to protest bill on Russian

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July 5, 2012, 8:36 a.m. | Ukraine abroad — by New York Times

The chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament, Volodymyr M. Lytvyn, resigned on July 4 after refusing to sign a contentious bill that would allow local and regional governments to grant official status to Russian and other languages, while hundreds of opponents of the measure clashed violently with riot police officers in Kyiv, the capital.
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MOSCOW — The chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament resigned on July 4 after refusing to sign a contentious bill that would allow local and regional governments to grant official status to Russian and other languages, while hundreds of opponents of the measure clashed violently with riot police officers in Kyiv, the capital.

The chairman, Volodymyr M. Lytvyn, said Parliament acted illegitimately in adopting the bill, and tendering his resignation temporarily blocks it from reaching President Viktor F. Yanukovich, who could sign it into law.

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elmer-елмер July 5, 2012, 4:22 p.m.    

In the meantime, Yefremov from the Party of Regions has announced that PoR intend to sue Lytvyn, the Speaker who has submitted his resignation along with Tomenko, the Vice Speaker, in order to force Lytvyn to sign the bill.

Every day, just when I think it can't possibly get more insane in Zookraine - it does.

The creepy "president" gets creepier and creepier.

The PoR rats and the "president" get even more insane.

It gets freakier and freakier.

I hope that Firtash is enjoying the $5 billion that he got, courtesy of the PoR controlled "parliament."

seig heil
дер проффффесссссор фюрер хуй хам батяр бандит янусволоч

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