Election losers confront end to political careers

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Nov. 1, 2012, 10:15 p.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Oksana Lyachynska

Ex-President Viktor Yushchenko’s Our Ukraine Party got 1 percent of the Oct. 28 vote and Natalia Korolevska’s Ukraine-Forward Party got 1.6 percent of the Oct. 28 vote.

Oksana Lyachynska

Oksana Lyachynska is a freelance journalist in Kyiv and staff writer for the Kyiv Post from 2008-2014.

Perhaps never has so much money been spent for so few votes as Natalia Korolevska’s campaign for parliament, which – despite her lavish advertising campaign – flamed out with voters, who only gave her Ukraine- Forward party 1.6 percent of the ballots.

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