Pro-EU Parties Set to Dominate New Ukrainian Parliament

October 26, 2014 11:44 PM

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Pro-European parties are set to control Ukraine’s parliament and form a coalition government after trouncing the Russian-leaning political forces popular in the nation’s war-torn east.

President Petro Poroshenko’s bloc and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s People’s Front, which plan to team up with other groups that back firmer ties with Europe, got 23.1 percent and 21.2 percent of votes for party lists, an exit poll by three Kiev-based research institutes showed. The Opposition ...

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