22 February, 14:38

Alexander Turchinov elected as speaker of Ukrainian Parliament

Alexander Turchinov elected as speaker of Ukrainian Parliament

Aleksander Turchynov of the Ukrainian opposition party Batkivshchyna's parliamentary faction has been elected chairman of the Verkhovna Rada.

The decision was supported by 288 out of the 326 parliamentarians who had registered at the session hall on Saturday.

Voice of Russia, Interfax, TASS

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