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Ukrainian President dissolves parliament, calls for fresh elections on Oct 26

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Ukrainian President dissolves parliament, calls for fresh elections on Oct 26

KIEV, Ukraine: The Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has dissolved the country’s parliament and called for fresh elections to be held on October 26.

In a televised address, Poroshenko said that many current members of the parliament were backers of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych and that the majority of Ukrainians wanted a new parliament.

The move came as the government forces in Ukraine continue to fight pro-Russian rebels in the east.

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