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West Ukrainian Region Bans All Opposition Parties

Now that's a revolutionary way of building a democratic state


This article originally appeared at Interfax Ukraine


Ivano-Frankivsk Regional Council has banned the activities of the Communist Party of Ukraine, the Party of Regions, the Opposition Bloc, and the Ukraine Development Party in the region.

<figcaption>Western Ukrainian City Ivano-Frankivsk</figcaption>
Western Ukrainian City Ivano-Frankivsk

"To ban in the territory of Ivano-Frankivsk region the activities of the Communist Party of Ukraine, the Party of Regions, the Opposition Bloc, and the Ukraine Development Party, which contradict the interests and violates the rights and freedoms of the citizens of Ukraine," reads the resolution which was adopted by Ivano-Frankivsk Regional Council on Friday.

The council also decided to apply to the Department of Justice in the region to demand that the registration of the local branches of these parties be revoked by the next session.

A total of 60 members, out of a total of 113, voted in favor of the decision.


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