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UKRAINIAN OPPOSITION LEADER WANTS CONSTITUTIONAL REFERENDUM ON EARLY-ELECTION DAY. Yulia Tymoshenko, head of the eponymous opposition bloc, told journalists on June 29 that she deems it necessary to hold a referendum on a new version of the constitution on September 30, when President Viktor Yushchenko scheduled preterm parliamentary elections, UNIAN reported. "It is necessary to ask people in an all-Ukrainian referendum which form of governance they prefer -- presidential or parliamentary. It would be good if people were asked about this during these preterm elections.... We support such a step," Tymoshenko said. Yushchenko said on June 27 that he would like to stage a referendum "in the near future" in order to approve an amended constitution. Presidential aide Roman Zvarych said on Channel 5 on June 28 that he does not rule out the possibility that Yushchenko may propose a new constitution draft for a referendum to be held simultaneously with early polls on September 30. JM