The Verkhovna Rada has gone against Yushchenko

Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Lytvyn signed the law on presidential elections in the new edition, which Viktor Yushchenko vetoed previously.Meanwhile, the head of state said earlier that if the Parliament will take a document that he intends to challenge it in court.Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Lytvyn signed the law on presidential elections in the new edition, which Viktor Yushchenko vetoed previously.Meanwhile, the head of state said earlier that if the Parliament will take a document that he intends to challenge it in court.

law should come into force after it is officially published on the website of the Verkhovna Rada and publish in the printed media with the caption Livitin.

As recalled by RIA Novosti, the new version of the law on presidential elections was adopted on July 24 at the extraordinary session of the Verkhovna Rada.President Yushchenko on August 18 vetoed the law.He considered that a number of provisions of the document does not meet the Constitution of Ukraine, an

d their implementation may lead to a violation of constitutional rights and freedoms of citizens.In particular, the law abolishes the so-called absentee ballots that allow voting at home those who are limited in their movements.

The Presidential Secretariat said that the document complicates the mechanism for monitoring the elections and open to abuse.The law, in particular, in fact, does not provide for the possibility to challenge in court the results of elections, placing it just a few days.

Yushchenko vetoed the majority of the changes made to the current law, approving only shortening the election campaign from 120 to 90 days.However, on August 21 the Ukrainian parliament through majority vote of deputies from the Party of Regions and the Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc has overcome a presidential veto, after which the law was again sent to the president for signature."For overcoming the veto voted 325 deputies at 300 necessary votes in this amendment the President of Ukraine were not supported.", - Says the source, "Interfax".

However, Viktor Yushchenko returned the documents to the parliament without its signature and promised in case of signing the law the speaker to address in court.