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Ukrainian PM's party taking early lead in parliament elections
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09:02, October 01, 2007

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The Party of Regions led by Ukrainian Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovich has won 34.5 percent of votes in parliament elections, surpassing Yulia Tymoshenko's bloc and President Viktor Yushchenko's party, according to exit polls.

Five political parties have entered the parliament, the Rada, in the general elections which started on Sunday.

The Party of Regions won 34.5 percent of votes, Tymoshenko's bloc won 30.4 percent, the pro-presidential Our Ukraine-People's Self-Defense won 14.4 percent while the Communists won 5.2 percent and the Lytvin bloc, 4 percent, Interfax news agency cited the PBS U.S. exit poll.

Some 20 political parties and blocs were running for the 450 seats in Ukrain's national parliament.

Source: Xinhua

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