Ukraine's parliament on Tuesday elected Yulia Tymoshenko, the fiery and controversial heroine of the Orange Revolution, as prime minister.
Tymoshenko got 226 votes - the bare majority need in the 450-member parliament - from deputies in her bloc and the party of President Viktor Yushchenko. Tymoshenko and the president formed a majority coalition after this fall's elections, despite frequent tensions between the two.
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