Aliona Babak, 47, a lawmaker with the Samopomich party, was listed number eight in the Samopomich’ list of deputies. She’s been a disciplined lawmaker, having attended 249 out of 276 parliament meetings. Now Babak leaves the parliament.
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Aliona Babak, 47, a lawmaker with the Samopomich party, leaves the parliament, according to a statement published on the party’s website on March 11.
The party statement said Babak was leaving the Verkhovna Rada for family reasons. At the same time, Babak herself told Ukrainian News website that she felt politics wasn’t for her.
“I want to change the field,” she was quoted as saying. “I’m more an expert than a politician. Political activities are tough for me personally.”