Radical Party (Ukraine)

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For the party that was called the Ukrainian Radical Party and founded in October 1890, see Ukrainian Radical Party.
Radical Party of Oleh Lyashko
Leader Oleh Lyashko[1]
Founded 28 September 2010 (2010-09-28)[1]
Headquarters Kiev[1]
Ideology Pro-Europeanism
Radical democracy
National liberalism, Populism
International affiliation None
Colours Red
Verkhovna Rada
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Website
http://rpl.kiev.ua/
Politics of Ukraine
Political parties
Elections

The Radical Party (Ukrainian: Радикальна Партія) is a national political party in Ukraine.[2] It was registered in September 2010.[1] Its official name is Radical Party of Oleh Lyashko (Ukrainian: Радикальна Партія Олега Ляшка).[1]

The party won 1 seat in the Ukrainian parliament in the 2012 Ukrainian parliamentary election.[3]

History[edit]

Ukrainian Radical Democratic Party[edit]

The party was established at the founding congress in Mykolaiv on 18 August 2010 and was then named the Ukrainian Radical-Democratic Party (Ukrainian: Українська демократично-радикальна партія).[4] Under this name it was registered with the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on 28 September 2010.[1][4] At the time of the party was headed by Vladislav Telipko.[4]

Radical Party of Oleh Lyashko[edit]

Results in the 2012 elections

On 8 August 2011, during its third party congress, Oleh Lyashko was elected the new party leader of the Ukrainian Radical Democratic Party.[4] The same day the party changed its name to Radical Party of Oleh Lyashko.[5]

In the 2012 Ukrainian parliamentary election the party won 1.08% of the national votes and 1 constituency (it had competed in 28 constituencies[6]) for its leader Lyashko (and thus 1 seat of parliamentary representation).[7] Who did not join a faction in the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament).[8]

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