Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Gap between Yanukovych, Tymoshenko is almost unchanged

Jan 18 ( Interfax-Ukraine) With 98.61% of ballots counted at the polls, Viktor Yanukovych has received 35.3% of votes, Yulia Tymoshenko 25.05%. The data was announced by the press center of the Ukrainian Central Election Commission (CEC) early on Monday evening. Sergiy Tigipko has received 13.02% of the vote, Arseniy Yatseniuk has 6.97%, Viktor Yuschenko 5.49%, Petro Symonenko 3.55%, Volodymyr Lytvyn 2.34%, Oleh Tiahnybok 1.44%, and Anatoliy Hrytsenko 1.2%. A total of 2.2% of voters voted for none of the 18 candidates.