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Ukraine’s President Poroshenko Dissolves Parliament

Ukraine’s President Poroshenko Dissolves Parliament

Kiev (AFP) — Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Monday dissolved parliament, calling for early elections on October 26.

“I have decided to terminate the powers of Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine’s parliament) early,” his official website quoted him as saying. “The new parliament will be elected on October 26, 2014.”

AFP Photo/Yuriy Kirnichny

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