Ukraine parliament backs Yulia Tymoshenko as PM (video)

Other News Materials 18 December 2007 14:34 (UTC +04:00)

( Reuters ) - Ukraine's parliament on Tuesday endorsed a bid by Yulia Tymoshenko, fiery advocate of the 2004 "Orange Revolution," to become prime minister for a second time, according to an unofficial count made by Reuters.

Tymoshenko, who confronted a powerful coalition led by outgoing prime minister Viktor Yanukovich, won 226 votes in the chamber, just the number required.