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KIEV, October 29 (Itar-Tass) — The Ukrainian Party of Regions maintains strong electoral lead after more than 35 percent of the votes have been counted. It now scores 36.01 percent, the Ukrainian Central Election Commission reports.
The Batkivshchina United Opposition gets 21.34 percent of the votes cast in its favor, the Communist Party has 15.14 percent, UDAR (Punch) of heavyweight boxing champion Vitaly Klitschko gets 12.75 percent, while the right-wing nationalist party Svoboda has 7.89 percent with over 35 percent of the votes counted, the CEC reports.
The young party “Ukraine – Forward!”, whose leader Natalia Korolevskaya brought lawsuit before the election against two sociological services for allegedly underrating the party, gets 1.69 percent of the votes. This is approximately what the sociologists forecasted.