JRL NEWSWATCH: “Ukraine’s parliamentary coalition collapses, making snap elections impossible” – bne Intellinews

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“The ruling coalition in the Ukrainian parliament … Verkhovna Rada[] collapsed … May 17 … [with] the withdrawal of the People’s Front faction, headed by former prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.Arseniy Yatsenyuk file photo According to Ukrainian legislation, the Verkhovna Rada should now keep working until the next parliamentary election … October 27, meaning president-elect … Zelenskiy will not be able to call a snap election after his [May 20] inauguration …. The People’s Front … the second largest [Parliamentary] faction … formed a coalition with outgoing President Petro Poroshenko’s bloc in 2016. …”

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