Arseniy Yatseniuk, Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, has opened the third session of parliament.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, 446 MPs have registered in the chamber.

The session was opened with a Ukrainian Hymn sang by the Quire named after Viryovka.

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Members of government headed by Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko were present at the opening of the session.

After the hymn was performed, OU-PSD faction lawmaker Volodymyr Vyazivskiy unfolded a flag of Georgia and put it on his working table.