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Tigipko's team to participate in Kyiv mayoral election

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Jan. 20, 2010, 1:54 p.m. | Kyiv — by Interfax-Ukraine
Sergiy Tigipko, who came third in the Jan. 17 presidential election in Ukraine, has said that his team will participate in the election for Kyiv's mayor. "We will certainly participate in the election of the Kyiv mayor and Kyiv council. But we will decide later whether I will run for the mayor or it will be another candidate whom we will support. It is to early to speak about it," he said in response to a question from Interfax-Ukraine correspondent in Kyiv on Wednesday.
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Anonymous Jan. 20, 2010, 4:27 p.m.    

Tigipko did well in Kyiv. If Ukraine adopts a preferential ballot he would be in a better position to win. He won 271,000 odd votes in the Kyiv Metro region.

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Anonymous Jan. 20, 2010, 7:38 p.m.    

Too big of a difference between being a mayor and being a president. If he wants to eventually become a president, he'd better to stick with Timoshenko and become her premier. That would get him 99% chance to become a president.

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