Communist Party of Ukraine (renewed)
The Communist Party of Ukraine (renewed) (Ukrainian: Комуністична партія України (оновлена); Komunistyčna Partija Ukraïny (onovlena)) is a political party in Ukraine, formed in November 2000 following a split from the Communist Party of Ukraine (KPU). KPU(o) is led by Mykhaylo Savenko, previously a member of Parliament of the pro-president Kuchma Labour Ukraine.
KPU claimed that the formation of KPU(o) was instigated by the political establishment, in order to steal votes from KPU.
At the legislative elections on 30 March 2002, the party won 1.4% of the popular vote and no seats. despite the fact that only six other parties spent more on their election campaign. In the 30 September 2007 elections, the party garnered only 0.29% of the popular vote.
- (Ukrainian) Комуністична партія України (оновлена), sd.net
- The European Union and Democratization: Reluctant States (Europe and the Nation State) by Paul Kubicek, Routledge, ISBN 978-0-415-31136-6, page 171
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- Virtual Politics - Faking Democracy in the Post-Soviet World, Andrew Wilson, Yale University Press, 2005, ISBN 0-300-09545-7 page 256
- (Ukrainian) Results of voting in single constituencies in 2012 & Nation-wide list, Central Election Commission of Ukraine
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