Ukraine’s president dissolves parliament, calls election

From CBC:

Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko abandoned the search for a functioning governing coalition on Wednesday, dissolved parliament and called the third election since his “Orange” revolution swept to power in the 2004 vote.

“I hereby declare the activities of … parliament to be suspended and call an early parliamentary election,” Yushchenko said in a recorded television address.

“The vote will take place in democratic and lawful fashion.”

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