Russian Black Sea Fleet to get two Varshavyanka subs Oct 25 and Nov 25 — manufacturerMilitary & Defense October 21, 17:39
Photos of the week: Russian Patriarch’s royal corgi, Putin in Berlin and Trump's familySociety & Culture October 21, 17:32
Russia extends Aleppo humanitarian pauseWorld October 21, 17:27
Russian lawmakers lash out at Belgium for resusal to aknowledge Hassadjek attackRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 21, 17:18
Upgraded Night Hunter to be armed with extended range anti-tank missilesMilitary & Defense October 21, 16:56
Italian helicopters to explore Arctic for Rosneft — manufacturerBusiness & Economy October 21, 16:52
Lawmaker: EU summit proves that Europe has got tired of anti-Russian sanctionsRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 21, 16:38
Russian lawmaker says sanction opponents in EU choke off terror support in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 21, 16:10
Islamic State attack on Iraq's Kirkuk rebuffedWorld October 21, 15:48
KIEV, October 28 (Itar-Tass) — A voter turnout at Ukraine’s parliamentary elections has reached 44.94 percent, according to preliminary results the central election commission received from 176 of the 225 electoral districts.
A voter turnout in Ukraine’s Chernigov, Ternopol, Volyn and Vinnitsa regions has already exceeded 50 percent.
The lowest turnout is registered in the Kirovograd region (35.52 percent) and the Odessa region (38.59 percent) as well as in Crimea (39.6 percent). In the Ukrainian capital of Kiev 47.37 percent of voters have already cast their ballots.
The parliamentary elections are held in compliance with rules of the mixed electoral system – 225 parliamentarians are elected by party tickets and another 225 parliamentarians – in single-mandate constituents.
Twenty-one political parties are running in the election race.
The central election commission promised to make public the first preliminary results past midnight.