KIEV, May 27, /ITAR-TASS/. Petr Poroshenko is winning Ukraine’s early presidential elections with 54.69% of the vote, the Ukrainian Central Election Commission said on Tuesday after counting 98.48% of protocols.
His closest rival, Ukraine’s former Prime Minister and leader of the Batkivshchina (Fatherland) party Yulia Timoshenko is scoring 12.82% of votes. Next are Oleg Lyashko with 8.33%, Anatoly Gritsenko with 5.48% and Sergei Tigipko with 5.22% of votes.
Early presidential polls were conducted in Ukraine on Sunday, May 25.