The pro-Russian Party of the Regions was the biggest vote winner in the elections. But the three Orange parties would control a simple parliamentary majority if they can join together.
Tymoshenko said today that her party has rejected a proposal by Our Ukraine to join a broad coalition -- including the Party of the Regions. Our Ukraine has denied making such a proposal.
Our Ukraine has said it was holding preliminary talks with the Party of the Regions. But Yushchenko said on June 15 that he will continue to support an Orange coalition, provided the three parties reach an agreement.
The Key Players
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