Interfax: Ukraine to hold new local elections after decentralization amendments to constitution take effect – parliamentary speaker

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KYIV. July 23 (Interfax) – After amendments to the Ukrainian constitution aimed at decentralizing the governance system take effect, Ukraine will hold new local elections, Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said. “After the constitutional amendments take effect, we will hold elections for local self-government bodies again, because these constitutional amendments invest territorial communities with absolutely different powers,” Yatsenyuk said at a […]

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