` ` Republic of Crimea compiles its ` Persona Non-Grata ' list that now contains 331 Names '

#AceWorldNews – SIMFEROPOL – April 01 – The authorities of the Republic of Crimea, a former Ukrainian region that recently reunified with Russia, have complemented the list of Ukrainian officials whose stay on the Crimean Peninsula is undesirable, with 10 people, the Crimean State Council Parliament told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.

Ukrainian ex-premier Yulia Tymoshenko, Bratstvo party leader Dmitry Korchinsky and Right Sector far-right movement head Dmitro Yarosh were among those newly included in the persona non grata list, which currently contains 331 names.

Earlier, Ukrainian parliament-appointed acting president Alexander Turchynov, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council chief Andrey Paruby and Ukrainian Security Service head Valentyn Nalyvaichenko were declared persona non grata.

The undesirable visitors list also includes Udar Party leader Vitali Klitschko, nationalist Svoboda (Freedom) party leader Oleh Tyahnybok and a Party of Regions leader, Sergey Tigipko.

The list also contains Ukrainian lawmakers Oleg Lyashko from the Radical Party and Igor Miroshnichenko, who earlier repeatedly made radical statements about Russia and Ukraine’s Russian-speaking population.


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` Klitschko `Ukraine’s UDAR Party ‘ Appeals to ` Timoshenko ‘ to Support a United Candidate in Presidential Election ‘

#AceWorldNews – KIEV – March 29 – Vitali Klitschko, an international boxing star presiding over Ukraine’s rightwing UDAR party, has appealed to former Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko to support a united candidate for presidency in the May 25 presidential election.

A statement made at an UDAR congress earlier Saturday suggested that the role of the united candidate might be tried on by oligarch Pytro Poroshenko, a confectionery industry tycoon – Tass

Timoshenko, a former controversial prime minister and an ex-convict, made public her own presidential ambitions last week.

In the meantime, Klitschko and Poroshenko signed a ‘declaration on unification’ at the congress that envisions, among other things, the pooling of efforts during the election campaign

Klischko also unveiled his own plans saying he was going to run for the post of Kiev’s mayor.

Russian and Media Sources


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