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Klitschko, a relative political novice, has been highly critical of Yanukovich’s leadership and is focusing his party’s campaign on fighting high-level corruption in the former Soviet republic of 46 million people.

Yanukovich’s Party of the Regions and its allies are seeking to retain a majority in Ukraine‘s 450-seat parliament to cement his leadership and the interests of industrialists and big business who support him.

They are opposed by Klitschko’s UDAR (Punch) and a combined bloc which includes the Batkivshchyna (Fatherland) party of jailed former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko.

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