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Parliament approves more spending ahead of elections

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Aug. 2, 2012, 7:35 p.m. | Politics — by Jakub Parusinski, Yuriy Onyshkiv

An opposition party leader, Arseniy Yatsenyk (C), makes a speech at the Ukrainian Parliament in in Kyiv on July 30. Ukrainian members of parliament gathered today for a one day special session as the political campaign for the legislative elections officially kicked-off. Jailed ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko will take part in the elections symbolically depite her imprisonment, to lead a coalition of opposition parties. AFP PHOTO/GENYA SAVILOV
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Jakub Parusinski

Yuriy Onyshkiv

There was nothing amazing about the extraordinary session on July 30, held in the middle of parliament's summer break.

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joseph gregg Aug. 3, 2012, 12:18 a.m.    

NO one trusts Lytvyn, including the POR. Had he not signed the language law he would have been out, and the Rada was called to make the threat real. No more playing both sides of the track. Can you see who he really is NOW?

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