Communist Party faction MP Ihor Kaletnik has been elected as the first deputy chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament.
According to an Interfax-Ukraine reporter, 241 MPs supported
Kaletnik’s candidacy, and 100 voted against it. In particular, Kaletnik
received 203 votes from the Regions Party, 32 from the Communist Party,
and six from independent parliamentarians.