Tiahnybok files documents at CEC to register as presidential candidate
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.