Lytvyn elected as Speaker of Ukrainian parliament

Lytvyn elected as Speaker of Ukrainian parliament
# 10 December 2008 08:22 (UTC +04:00)
Kyiv-APA. Lytvyn’s Bloc faction leader Volodymyr Lytvyn has been elected as the Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, APA reports quoting UNIAN
244 MPs out of 422 present in the chamber voted for this.
In particular, his candidacy was supported by 154 MPs from the BYuT faction, 40 – OU-PSD faction, 27 – CPU, 20 – the Lytvyn’s Bloc, and three lawmakers from the Party of Regions faction (Taras Chornovil, Vassyl Hrytsak, and Yukhym Zvyahilskiy).
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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED