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War Heroes, Activists to Shape New-look Ukraine Parliament

Out will go the bodyguards and mistresses, in are likely to come the street activists and war veterans: Ukraine's next parliament will be pro-Western and strongly nationalist, and it won't be to Russia's liking. Candidate lists for the October 26 elections show how personal favorites backed by old school powerbrokers in the outgoing parliament are set to make way for people who made their names in Kyiv's “Maidan” revolution last winter, or in resisting Russian encroachment...

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