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Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Resigns


http://gdb.rferl.org/9bea6002-3fd9-47e5-9940-fd360cc5e54d_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/9bea6002-3fd9-47e5-9940-fd360cc5e54d_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) 21 November 2005 -- Ukraine's deputy prime minister for regional affairs announced his resignation today.


Roman Bezsmertnyy told a news conference in Kyiv that he is stepping down to concentrate on preparing for parliamentary elections next March.


Bezsmertnyy is head of the election campaign of the pro-presidential Our Ukraine party.


Campaigning for the polls officially kicks off on 26 November .

(Interfax/ ITAR-TASS)

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