Ukraine High Court Takes Up Election Dispute

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Protesters argue during a rally outside Ukraine's top court in Kiev, Nov. 29.

A supporter of opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko, decorated with orange campaign ribbons, argues with a supporter of Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovich, during a rally outside Ukraine's top court in Kiev, Nov. 29. hide caption

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Ukraine's Supreme Court meets to discuss the country's disputed election and will consider ordering a new vote. The weeklong crisis has intensified long-standing divisions between eastern and western Ukraine. Now there is talk of secession. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and NPR's Lawrence Sheets.

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