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Ukraine: Communist parties banned from local elections


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Ukraine: Communist parties banned from local elections

Ukraine’s Justice Ministry has banned three Communist groups from running in the upcoming local elections and filed a lawsuit banning them from operating. The Communist Party was an important force in the country but its popularity has plummeted in recent years over its support for ex-President Viktor Yanukovich. It comes after laws were passed in April banning the use of Soviet-era symbols and denouncing Communist idealogy.

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