Motherland Defenders Party

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Motherland Defenders Party
Партія захисників Вітчизни
Leader Yuriy Karmazin[1]
Founded 1997
Headquarters Kiev
International affiliation None
Colours Raspberry

The Motherland Defenders Party (Ukrainian: Партія захисників Вітчизни) is a political party in Ukraine registered in July 1997.[1]

Election results[edit]

The party ran independent in the 1998 Ukrainian parliamentary elections in which it won 0.30% of the votes and no seats.[1] The party did not participate in the 2002 parliamentary elections.[1]

At the 2006 parliamentary elections the party was part of the Yuriy Karmazin Bloc alliance[1] that won 0,65% of the popular vote and no seats.[2]

In the parliamentary elections on 30 September 2007, the party was part of the Our Ukraine–People's Self-Defense Bloc alliance, that won 72 out of 450 seats.[3]

In the 2010 local elections the party won 1 representative in the regional parliaments of the Lviv Oblast.[4]

In the October 2012 parliamentary elections party leader Karmazin registration was refused by the Central Election Commission of Ukraine (it stated it had received two applications to be a candidate in two different single-mandate constituencies) and thus the party decided not to recognize the elections.[5][6][7]

The party did not participate in the 2014 Ukrainian parliamentary election.[8]


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