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Topic - Fatherland Party
Fatherland Party is the name of several current or former political parties: - Source: Wikipedia
Searing political tension in Ukraine got even hotter Monday when heavily armed riot police stormed the nation's main opposition party headquarters, even as President Viktor F. Yanukovich said he is willing to hold talks with protesters who have brought Kiev to its knees with massive demonstrations in the past two weeks.
A right-wing party has promised to fight for greater democracy and a pro-Western course for Ukraine and to defend the Ukrainian culture and language. But the Svoboda (Freedom) party has also been tainted by its anti-Semitic protests and its leaders' xenophobic statements.
Reports of widespread election irregularities continued to roll in Tuesday as the ballot count from Sunday's parliamentary vote neared its conclusion. The extremist Svodoa Party is virtually assured of having a bloc of seats in the next parliament, further straining relationships between Ukraine and the European Union.