Uproar over Bank vote halts Ukraine parl't

Angry scenes in Ukraine's parliament forced the chamber to adjourn Wednesday as furious opposition members denounced a vote appointing a central bank governor favoured by President Leonid Kuchma to replace Volodymyr Stelmakh.

Communist party leader Petro Symonenko told deputies the opposition would not recognize the outcome of Tuesday's vote, in which a majority in parliament voted to sack Volodymyr Stelmakh as central bank chief and replace him with Serhiy Tyhypko.

An opposition deputy threw a