Ukrainian president Viktor Yushchenko’s party has announced it will form a coalition with other so-called “Orange Revolution” liberal parties. This effectively rules out a deal with a pro-Moscow party that won a parliamentary ballot on March 26. Yushchenko’s Our Ukraine party will join up with the Socialist party and the bloc led by former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.The question still remains though: who will be prime minister? Observers say Tymoshenko has been pushing for the job, a post that Yushchenko took away from her last September. The polls were the first to be held under new rules that give parliament the power to name the premier. A new Orange coalition would leave the Regions Party of pro-Moscow politician Viktor Yanukovich out of government, even though his party won most of the votes in the election.
Yushchenko's party goes for "orange" coalition