KIEV, October 17. /TASS/. Ukraine’s Central Election Commission has organized 112 polling stations outside the country to make it possible for Ukrainians living abroad to take part in the early parliamentary elections due on October 26.
On Friday, the Central Election Commission handed over 467,300 ballot papers to representatives of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry.
The biggest number of polling stations — six — will be opened in Russia: at the Ukrainian embassy in Moscow, at consulates general in St. Petersburg, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg, and Novosibirsk.
Five polling stations will function in Germany, four in the United States, Italy and Poland each, three in Spain, two in Greece, Georgia, Israel, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, China, Republic of Congo, the United Arab Emirates, Portugal, Belarus, Bulgaria, Moldova, Slovakia, Great Britain, Turkey, Hungary, France, and the Czech Republic.
The most faraway stations will be opened in Antarctic, at the Academician Vernadsky station (15,112 kilometres away from Kiev) and at Ukraine’s embassy in Australia (14,124 kilometres from Kiev).