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Ukrainians in Poland voted for Zelensky, in Canada — for Poroshenko

Candidate Yuri Boiko is leading in Moldova and Estonia

KIEV, April 1. /TASS/. Ukraine’s incumbent President Pyotr Poroshenko won in most countries, including Canada, where the largest Ukrainian expatriate community lives, according to the results of processing 98.01% protocols from foreign polling stations published on the website of the Central Election Commission (CEC).

However, in Poland, where more than 2 million Ukrainians are staying, Vladimir Zelensky received the highest number of votes. He also won in Armenia, Belarus, Hungary, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Serbia, etc.

That said, Boiko is leading in Moldova and Estonia. Timoshenko and the other candidates are not among the winners at the foreign polling stations.

Just several tens of thousands of Ukrainians staying abroad out of more than 330,000 official registered ones took part in the voting. The Central Election Commission reported that 45,674 ballots had been distributed at foreign polling stations, and 338,000 people were listed as voters.

However, according to official Kiev, 3.2 million people permanently work outside the country, and seven to nine million people temporarily work there. According to a report issued by the Ukrainian Ministry of Social Policy, most working Ukrainians - about 2 million people - live in Poland.

According to the CEC’s latest information, Vladimir Zelensky and incumbent President Pyotr Poroshenko enter the second round of the presidential election.