Ukraine: Oleksandr Moroz is Elected the Speaker

LEvko of Foreign Notes posts on the latest developments in the parliament shortly before the vote for the speaker. Socialist Oleksandr Moroz wins the position (unexpectedly for many), and LJ user vaxo (journalist Vakhtang Kipiani) sums up the situation (UKR): “The Communists – who belong in the garbage pile of history – and the Regionals [Party of the Regions members] – many of whom belong in jail – have elected O. O. Moroz the speaker. Congratulations to all, and especially to citizen V. A. Yushchenko: the Orange revolution is over!”

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