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 Yanukovych Fires Infamous Pro-government Candidate in Pervomaysk

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has decided to dismiss Vitaliy Travyanko from the post of a deputy head of Mykolayiv Oblast State Administration.

The information was made available on the official website of the President on Wednesday.

Travyanko is a candidate of the Party of Regions in the notorious district number 132 (Pervomaysk Mykolayiv oblast), where he competed against the United opposition candidate Arkadiy Kornatskyy. The election in the district received notoriety because the regime sicked special police forces on the district commission. Ordinary people were hurt in the clashes. Berkut force not only carried out the ballots but also took part in their destruction. Subsequently deputy Hennadiy Moskal returned the ballots to the district commission. Parallel vote count testified to the victory of the opposition candidate.

The district is one of those where a reelection may be announced.


 
 
 
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