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Forward, Ukraine!
Вперед, Україно!
Leader Musiayaka Viktor Lavrentiyovich
Founded February 6, 1999 (1999-02-06)[1]
International affiliation None
Official colours Gold
Website
http://vpered.org.ua/
Politics of Ukraine
Political parties
Elections

Forward, Ukraine! (Ukrainian: Вперед, Україно!; Vpered, Ukrajino!) is a political party in Ukraine. Party's name sometimes is translated as Go Ahead Ukraine!.

History

At the 2002 elections, the party was part of the Viktor Yushchenko Bloc Our Ukraine.

At the 2006 elections it decided to participate alone gathering only 6,934 votes (0.02%)

At the 2007 elections, the party joined Viktor's Yushchenko Bloc once more. The party was part of the Our Ukraine alliance, that won 72 out of 450 seats.

In an interview with the Silski Visti (Village News) newspaper on 29 January 2009 interior minister Yuriy Lutsenko declared that Civil Movement "People's Self-Defense" as an insurgent, protesting, and not very structured civil movement has ceased to exist". Lutsenko is planning to direct the organisational changes to the political party Forward, Ukraine!.[2]

The party supported Yulia Tymoshenko as presidential candidate in the Ukrainian presidential election, 2010.[3]

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