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New Politics (Ukrainian: Нова політика) is a political party in Ukraine registered in February 2001.[2] The party is led by former Party of Regions lawmaker and former Vice Premier Minister in the Azarov Government Volodymyr Semynozhenko.[1][2][3]

New Politics
Нова політика
Leader Volodymyr Semynozhenko[1][2]
Founded 2001 (2001)
Headquarters Kiev[2]
National affiliation Opposition Bloc
European affiliation None
International affiliation None


Till 2012 the party did not take part in national elections.[2] In March 2009 Semynozhenko was elected party leader of the party.[1] In the 2012 Ukrainian parliamentary election the party won 0.10% of the national votes and no constituencies (it had competed in 26 constituencies[4]) and thus failed to win parliamentary representation.[5]

In the 2014 Ukrainian parliamentary election members of the party took part in the elections on the party list of Opposition Bloc; Opposition Bloc won 29 seats.[6][7][8]


  1. ^ a b c (in Ukrainian) Володимир Семиноженко очолив Політичну партію „Нова політика”, Ukrainian Ministry of Justice (2009)
    (in Ukrainian) "Нова політика", РБК-Україна
  2. ^ a b c d e (in Ukrainian) Політична партія „Нова політика“, Database DATA
  3. ^ Old Kuchma faces lead new government with Mykola Azarov as head, Kyiv Post (March 11, 2010)
  4. ^ (in Ukrainian) Candidates, RBC Ukraine
  5. ^ (in Ukrainian) Proportional votes Archived 2012-10-30 at the Wayback Machine. & Constituency seats Archived 2012-11-05 at the Wayback Machine., Central Election Commission of Ukraine
  6. ^ Poroshenko Bloc to have greatest number of seats in parliament, Ukrinform (8 November 2014)
    People's Front 0.33% ahead of Poroshenko Bloc with all ballots counted in Ukraine elections - CEC, Interfax-Ukraine (8 November 2014)
    Poroshenko Bloc to get 132 seats in parliament - CEC, Interfax-Ukraine (8 November 2014)
  7. ^ Opposition Bloc boosts rating by distancing itself from Yanukovych era, Kyiv Post (Oct. 24, 2014)
  8. ^ Opposition Bloc boosts rating by distancing itself from Yanukovych era, Kyiv Post (Oct. 24, 2014)
    Development party of Ukraine, 'Ukraine - Forward!' and four more political forces team up in Opposition Bloc, Kyiv Post (Sept. 15, 2014)
    Ukraine’s Elections: The Battle of the Billionaires, The Daily Beast (10.25.14)
    (in Ukrainian) Non-Maidan parties united into the Opposition Bloc. Radio Liberty. 14 September 2014

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