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Timoshenko's bloc registered for Ukraine parliamentary elections

Ukraine's Central Election Commission has registered Yulia Timoshenko's bloc for participation in the upcoming parliamentary elections. The move comes after a Kiev court forced it to reconsider its decision to ban the party because of a failure to provide

Supporters were excited to get the news from the CEC, with some people singing and dancing.

Ukraine's Prime MInister Viktor Yanukovich 
            (left) and President Viktor Yushchenko (right)
Ukraine's Prime MInister Viktor Yanukovich (left) and President Viktor Yushchenko (right)
As Yulia Timoshenko’s Bloc is now registered, 450 would-be deputies can now officially run in the election process. There are still two months before the elections, which are scheduled to take place on September 30.

The major frontrunners are the Party of Regions, which is the party of the current Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovich and according to the latest polls has about 30% of the public vote, Yulia Timoshenko’s Bloc, the leader of which is a former Prime Minister, and finally the Our Ukraine Party, President Viktor Yushchenko’s party, which lies third according to recent polls.