Ukrainian Supreme Court rejects final election appeals

[JURIST] The Ukrainian Supreme Court [official website in Ukrainian] Wednesday denied four more appeals of the December 26th presidential election results filed by allies of former prime minister Viktor Yanukovych [BBC profile], citing missed filing dates and improperly formulated complaints as the reasons for the rejection. While it has not been confirmed by the Court itself, Yaroslav Davydovych of the country's Central Election Commission [official website] said no other appeals are pending and the court should be able to begin certifying the election results [CEC vote count]. Yanukovych lost the December election to challenger Viktor Yushchenko [BBC profile] after the initial November 21 election results were thrown out admist allegations of voter fraud. AP has more.



 

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