Kyiv’s hot races: City mayor vs. Svoboda activist

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Oct. 30, 2012, 5:28 p.m. | Ukraine — by Svitlana Tuchynska

Kyiv Mayor Halyna Gerega and member of Kyiv Oblast Council Andriy Illenko

When acting Kyiv Mayor Halyna Gerega decided to run for parliament, she probably did not anticipate tough competition from a 25-year-old Svoboda Party activist.

As the vote count progresses in district 215 on the left bank of Kyiv, it is still unclear if Gerega will win over Andriy Illenko.

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