Demonstrators allege election fraud in Ukraine

[JURIST] More than 30,000 protestors filled Kiev's main square Saturday in support of presidential candidate Viktor Yushchenko, demanding a recount and claiming fraud occurred in last Sunday's election. Results have not been announced in the tight race between Yushchenko and his opponent, Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych, but the result is seen as crucial to many who look to ease the grip of Russia over social, political and military affairs in Ukraine. Both candidates face a run-off later this month because neither candidate won more than fifty percent of the vote. AP has more.



 

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