Pavlo Baloha joined the Party of Regions
Party of Regions faction consists of 210 persons. Thus the ruling party managed to lure 25 persons to their side
This is evident from the voting results, published on the website of the Verkhovna Rada.
In particular, the Party of Regions was joined by Pavlo Baloha. Victor Baloha said that he would decide which faction to join in 3 months.
Among the self-nominated deputies the following have joined the Party of Regions faction: David Zhvania, Mykola Rudkovsky, Oleksandr Volkov, the husband of the Kyiv Council Secretary Halyna Hereha Oleksandr.
The Pinchuk's man Yakiv Bezbakh also joined the Party of Regions faction. Former members of BYT Ivan Kurovsky and Serhiy Buryak also joined the Party of Regions faction.
The latter could have joined the faction in exchange for the promise to head the Budget Committee.
Poroshenko's man Vladislav Atroshenko also joined the ruling faction.
In addition, the Party of Regions was also joined by the following indepentdent deputies: Viktor Bondar, Anton Kisse, Oleksandr Ponomarev, Volodomor Razvadovsky, Volodymyr Struk, Igor Markov, Yuriy Shapovalov, Oleg Kulinich, Volodymyr Pilipenko, Igor Molotok, Volodymyr Melnichenko, Victor Zubyk, Valentine Nechiporenko.
12 December 2012 10:12