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Elections 09-11-2012

Ukrainian PM pleads for pro-EU coalition cabinet

Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov expressed concern today (9 November) about the ongoing disputes over the vote count in last month's parliamentary election, calling for the establishment of a “broad coalition based on European values”.
Elections 30-10-2012

Observers: Ukrainian election marks ‘a step backwards’

International observers to the parliamentary elections in Ukraine have accused the authorities of “abuse of power” and “excessive role of money” in the campaign, while the EU issued a more carefully worded statement.
Elections 29-10-2012

Elections change Ukrainian political landscape

The next Ukrainian Parliament will consist of five parties, with the ruling Party of the Regions remaining the strongest single force, preliminary results of the election held yesterday (28 October) show. But the country’s future may depend on two big opposition parties forming a coalition. 
Elections 16-10-2012

Opposition parties join forces ahead of Ukrainian election

The “United Opposition” party of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko and the UDAR party of former boxing champion Vitali Klitschko have each withdrawn candidates in favour of the other's, in what appears to be a pact ahead of parliamentary elections on 28 October.
Elections 09-10-2012

Boxing champ emerges as game-changer in Ukrainian election

The Western-style liberal party of heavyweight boxing champion Vitaly Klitschko has surged in popularity to second place behind President Viktor Yanukovich's party ahead of Ukraine's 28 October parliamentary election, a new survey shows.