Ukraine: Tymoshenko, Yanukovych Vie For Wafer-Thin Victory

October 1, 2007

Yulia Tymoshenko had declared victory overnight after exit polls gave her pro-Western bloc and the pro-presidential bloc just enough seats combined to form a governing majority. However, the pro-Russia party led by Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych is still a force to be reckoned with, particularly in combination with other, smaller parties… more