Twelve militants of Islamic Jihad Mujahideen Jamaat grouping detained in KaliningradSociety & Culture April 27, 2:14
Russian Prosecutor General’s Office finds another 3 NGOs to be undesirableRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 26, 21:42
Moscow ‘seriously concerned’ about Turkish airstrikes in Iraq, SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 26, 20:55
North Korea ‘neither fears war nor wants to avoid it,’ says country’s UN missionWorld April 26, 20:37
Russia’s Emergencies Ministry to continue helping Serbia in mine clearance in 2017Military & Defense April 26, 20:20
Putin says Russia, China maintain relations at 'unprecedentedly high level'Russian Politics & Diplomacy April 26, 20:02
Polls shows number of happy Russians at record-breaking historic highSociety & Culture April 26, 19:27
IS recruiting Taliban fighters in Afghanistan — Russia’s General StaffMilitary & Defense April 26, 18:49
Coffin with presumed remains of 19th century Russian general dug up in TurkeySociety & Culture April 26, 18:26
KIEV, October 6. /TASS/. Ukrainian Radical Party leader Oleg Lyashko launched on Monday an election campaign in a half-an-hour video shown on Ukrainian television.
He said the party first task was to win in the parliamentary election due on October 26, “to form the government and take the post of prime minister”, then win elections for local authorities and come first in a presidential election in the future.
Lyashko’s speech was full of populist promises, while political opponents were compared with “a herd of pigs”.
He said the main foreign policy task was Ukraine’s EU and NATO membership. The party leader branded oligarchs as “main enemy” of the economy, while reforms were reduced to the need to “sack all pensioners and let the young people earn money”.
Lyashko did not go into details of policy towards the restive south-east of the country, saying only “peace must reign in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions,” but without explaining how.
“Russian cannot be a state language,” he said unequivocally.
All 29 political parties taking part in the early election to the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) will get all in all 60 minutes of air time on First National TV Channel and 50 minutes on National Radio.
October 25 will be ‘day of silence’ before the polling stations will open at 8 am, local time, on October 26.