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Oct. 11, 2012, 11:11 p.m. | Politics — by Mark Rachkevych

Supporters of parliamentary candidate Vadym Stolar, a current pro-presidential lawmaker, ride segways along Obolon’s promenade near the Dnipro River.
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Mark Rachkevych

Mark has been a reporter for the Kyiv Post since 2006, but joined full-time in 2009. A native Chicagoan where he was the co-founder of the now defunct Glasshouse Magazine, Mark currently is an editor of business news and still contributes stories on an ongoing basis. He is a former U.S. Peace Corps volunteer, a graduate of St. Norbert College in Wisconsin, and fluent in the Ukrainian and Russian languages.

Plenty of choices in Kyiv’s Obolon district

In addition to the 22 parties on the proportional list from which to choose, voters in the Obolon constituency will choose from a diverse field of 25 candidates. That’s almost twice the national average of 13 contenders per constituency. 

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