Ukraine: Ukraine’s parliament shows cracks over devolving powers

Published September 2, 2015 by godshope1971

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s parliament majority showed cracks Tuesday after a right-wing party said it was leaving the coalition over a measure to give more power to Ukraine’s regions, including the rebel-held east.

The announcement from the Radical Party, which came in fifth in last year’s election, came as two more National Guard officers died from injuries suffered in a grenade explosion, bringing the death toll to three from Monday’s clashes between nationalists and police outside Ukraine’s parliament.

About 140 people were hospitalized following the violence, most of them law enforcement officers, the Interior Ministry said. ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»

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