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Tiahnybok files documents at CEC to register as presidential candidate

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Oct. 27, 2009, 6:27 p.m. | Ukraine — by Interfax-Ukraine

Svoboda Association leader Oleh Tiahnybok

Svoboda Association leader Oleh Tiahnybok has submitted to the Central Election Commission (CEC) the documents required for his registration as a presidential candidate, the commission's press service has told Interfax-Ukraine. Tiahnybok was nominated for president at a congress of the association.

The commission had registered seven presidential candidates as of 1800 on Tuesday. The commission is currently considering the documents of a further four candidates, including incumbent President Viktor Yuschenko and Regions Party leader Viktor Yanukovych.
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