Lyashko writes about it on his blog.
According to him, Natalya Novikova made a wise and correct decision by disregarding her own ambitions to "overcome the current regime together. I will win the Party of Regions candidate oligarch Mykhaylo Golytsya in any case. But today the fight is over Ukraine. It is important not only to win this Regions gang - we have to crush them," wrote Lyashko and provided Klitschko's party mate address.
"Today the Strike party is a powerful opposition party with substantial support in our native Chernyhiv oblast. Despite these facts I, Natalya Novikova would like to make a statement regarding my withdrawal from the elections and I ask my supporters to give their votes to Oleh Lyashko. He is a true revolutionary. He started fighting against dictators when he was 16. He was not scared of regime's persecution or even prison. He was not tempted by the opportunities provided by a deputy's mandate. The whole country knows Oleh Lyashko as a person who will never compromise with his conscience and the regime. He often stood alone against the pack of predators who are robbing the people's property and now want to take the last thing they have - our fertile land. Only one deputy can represent our 208 district. If we, the opposition will cling to our ambitions and not find a unity the Party of Regions candidate will take the seat in parliament (he can call himself an independent all he wants). Thus, I ask you, my fellow townsmen to not disperse your votes. Vote for Oleh Lyashko!" called Novikova.