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Official figures cement Poroshenko victory in Ukraine

26.05.14 @ 12:39

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With 70% of votes counted, pro-EU businessman Poroshenko won the Ukrainian presidential election in the first round with 54% of the vote. Overall turnout was 60%, hitting over 70% in the west of the country, and 48% even in the east, where pro-Russia gunmen tried to stop the election.