The Party of Regions was seen as a monolithic, discipline-bound organization; however, upon obtaining power the party seems to follow the way of it predecessor with deep internal conflicts. Viktor Yanukovich is trying to play as an arbiter for the main conflicting groups; however, he can hardly become as effective in this game as Leonid Kuchma was. More about internal relations within the Party of Region you can read in our new report “A Ride on Fighting Bulldogs”. The full report could be obtained through subscription at Global Source (www.globalsourcepartners.com). Trial access is available.