Friday, October 31, 2014


Ukraine

Yushchenko's 'Our Ukraine' Dissolves Itself

Viktor Yushchenko in August 2012
Viktor Yushchenko in August 2012
Former Ukrainian President and Orange Revolution hero Viktor Yushchenko's Our Ukraine party has dissolved itself at a party congress in Kyiv.

Its foundation documents, seals, and flags will be handed over to the Orange Revolution Museum at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.

Yushchenko was invited to the congress but did not attend it.

Our Ukraine won barely 1 percent of the vote in parliamentary elections in October 2012, far short of the 5 percent threshold needed to enter parliament.

Based on reporting by ITAR-TASS and Interfax

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