Communists expelled from Ukrainian parliament
The Communist Party of Ukraine has been expelled from the parliament, RIA Novosti reports.
Oleg Lyashko, a candidate for president, called it a historical event and expressed hope that the party will be banned in the country.
Vladimir Aryev of the Fatherland Party fraction in the parliament confirmed booting of the Communist Party for its separatist attitude.
The Communist Party condemned law enforcers for the counter-terrorism operation in the east and accused them of mass murders. The Party of Regions backed the communists’ accusations, ITAR-TASS reports.