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The Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc (Ukrainian: Блок Юлії Тимошенко, БЮТ; Blok Yuliyi Tymoshenko, BYuT) is a Ukrainian electoral alliance led by the politician Yulia Tymoshenko, current Prime Minister of Ukraine.

The alliance is especially popular in the West and Center of Ukraine but is also the only "Orange party" (Yulia Tymoshenko was an important player in the Orange Revolution) winning votes in the East and South of Ukraine where the Orange Revolution was not popular.

Ukrainian parliamentary election 2007 (BYuT)
Percentage votes per region for BYuT during the Ukrainian elections of 2007

The bloc consists of:

  • All-Ukrainian Union "Fatherland" (Yulia Tymoshenko's party)
  • Ukrainian Social Democratic Party
  • Reforms and Order Party

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