Apr 26,2007 00:00
KIEV, Ukraine - Closed door hearings by Ukraine's Constitutional Court on the presidential move to dissolve the nation's Parliament are underway.
President Viktor Yushchenko signed a decree to dissolve Parliament and set snap elections for May 27 after the defection of 11 opposition members to the ruling coalition, RIA Novosti reported Wednesday.
The ruling coalition, led by Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych, has refused to obey the presidential decree until the Constitutional Court announces its ruling.
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