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Campaigning Ends In Ukraine Ahead Of Presidential Vote

Campaigning Ends In Ukraine Ahead Of Presidential Vote
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Polling station in Dnipropetrovs’ka oblast’, 3rd round, 26 XII 2004

Candidates in Ukraine’s presidential election spent one final day campaigning on March 29 ahead of the crucial first round vote this weekend.

No campaigning or political advertising is allowed in Ukraine one day ahead of balloting on March 31.

Thirty-nine candidates are vying for the post, but only three are given a realistic chance of winning: the incumbent Petro Poroshenko, former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, and comic actor Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who has been the surprise of the campaign, leading in all opinion polls…

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