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Svoboda activist snatches victory in a tight race with Kyiv mayor

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Oct. 31, 2012 13:10
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Svoboda party activist Andriy Illienko
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After scuffles with police, fears of election fraud and a ballot recount, the district election commission in a Kyiv district finally concluded at 4 a.m. Oct. 31 that Svoboda activist Andriy Illienko prevailed by just 191 votes over acting Kyiv Mayor Halyna Hereha, leading to another seat in parliament for Svoboda Party.

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