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Monday, October 01, 2007

Yulia's Back On Top

BBC Reports:
Ukraine's opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko says she wants to form a new coalition government following Sunday's closely fought parliamentary election.

She aims to join forces with President Viktor Yushchenko's party - an old ally from the 2004 Orange Revolution.

Partial results show Mrs Tymoshenko's bloc is narrowly trailing arch-rival Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych, who refuses to accept defeat in the poll.

But combined votes for the two Orange parties give them a slim advantage.

Read it here.

This is welcome news. It looks as though the Orange Revolution may be back on track. Sorry, Putin.