Thursday, April 09, 2009

The trap for Tymoshenko

Below is an excerpt from Serhiy Leshchenko's latest piece, entitled 'The trap for Yulia Tymoshenko', posted in today's "Ukrainska Pravda":

"Simultaneous 'rebooting' of the presidency and parliament provides a unique opportunity for Yushchenko and Yanukovych to get rid of Tymoshenko and agree on how power will be divided up after the elections. This could be done according to the formula: 'Yanukovych - president, Yushchenko - prime minister...

Right now is not the time for Yushchenko to choose between alternatives, it is the only way to realise his own scenario - in co-operation with Yanukovych...
Its possible that the talks between Viktor Baloha and Boris Kolesnikov last week were dedicated to these same themes."

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