Thursday, May 14, 2009
On Again Off Again
Ukraine's Constitutional Court overturned the Rada's decision to hold the next presidential election in October 2009. The date had been set for early 2010 initially, but parliament moved up the election date by passing a resolution. President Yushchenko challenged the decision in court, and the Constitutional Court's ruling adds to the already intense fighting among rivals in Kyiv. Discussions about simultaneous presidential and early parliamentary elections are again on the table.