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Verkhovna Rada of Crimea

Verkhovna Rada of Crimea or the Supreme Council of Crimea, officially the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (Ukrainian: Верховна Рада Автономної Республіки Крим, translit. Verkhovna Rada Avtonomnoï Respubliky Krym; Russian: Верховный Совет Автономной Республики Крым, translit. Verkhovny Sovet Avtonomnoy Respubliki Krym; Crimean Tatar: Qırım Muhtar Cumhuriyetiniñ Yuqarı Radası) was a Ukrainian legislative body of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea before the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation in 2014.

  • Verkhovna Rada of Crimea
  • Верховна Рада Криму
  • Qırım Muhtar Cumhuriyetiniñ Yuqarı Radası
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Type
Type
History
FoundedJune 19, 1991 (1991-06-19)
DisbandedMarch 15, 2014 (2014-03-15)
Preceded byCrimean regional council
Succeeded byState Council of Crimea
Leadership
First Deputy Chairman
Serhiy Donich[1]
Structure
Seats100
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Political groups
Elections
Last election
2010
Meeting place
Верховный Совет Крыма.jpg
Building of the Supreme Council of Crimea, Simferopol
Constitution
Constitution of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea

The last election of parliament took place on 31 October 2010 (see Crimean parliamentary election, 2010) and were won by the Party of Regions and the Communist Party of Ukraine.

On 27 February 2014 unidentified armed militants took over the parliament and hoisted a Russian flag over it. On 15 March 2014 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine officially dissolved the parliament.[2] On 17 March 2014, one day before the Russian annexation of Crimea[3], the State Council of Crimea was established in place of the Verkhovna Rada of Crimea.

Last electionEdit

e • d Summary of the 31 October 2010 Supreme Council of Crimea election results[4]
Parties Party list votes Party list % Swing (party list) % Mandates won on party list Constituencies won Swing (in mandates)
Party of Regions 357030 48,93% +19,54% 32 48 +4
Communist Party of Ukraine 54172 7,42% +1,15% 5 -4
Qurultai-Rukh 51253 7,02% +0,47% 5 -3
Soyuz 38514 5,28% -1,47% 3 2 -5
Russian Unity 29343 4,02% 3
Strong Ukraine 26515 3,63% 2
People's Party 4563 0,63%
Progressive Socialist Party of Ukraine 12614 1,73% -7
Party of Pensioners of Ukraine 11133 1,53%
Batkivschyna 19589 2,68% -3,62 -8
Front for Change 8281 1,13%
Svoboda 1361 0,19%
Against all Invalid ballots 57552 7.89%
Invalid ballots 21794 -1.43%
Total 997,575 100% 50 50


Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total Vacant
Party of Regions Qurultai-Rukh Soyuz Russian Unity Communists Strong Ukraine Non-affiliated
End of previous convocation 44 8 10 DNP 9 DNP DNP 100 0
Begin 80 5 5 3 5 2 - 100 0
February 20, 2013[5] 80 4 4 3 3 - 3 100 3
November 27, 2013[6] 82 4 4 3 3 - 3 100 1
Latest voting share 82.0% 4.0% 4.0% 3.0% 3.0% N/A 3.0%
Note:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Serhiy Donich. Dovidka.
  2. ^ (in Ukrainian) VR dissolved parliament of Crimea, UNIAN (15 March 20140)
  3. ^ "Ukraine 'preparing withdrawal of troops from Crimea'". BBC News. 19 March 2014. Retrieved 20 March 2014.
  4. ^ Regions Party gets 80 of 100 seats on Crimean parliament, Interfax Ukraine (11 November 2010)
  5. ^ Composition on February 20, 2013. Supreme Council of Crimea. March 11, 2014
  6. ^ Composition on November 27, 2013. Supreme Council of Crimea. March 11, 2014

Coordinates: 44°57′6″N 34°5′49″E / 44.95167°N 34.09694°E / 44.95167; 34.09694