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Challenger Yushchenko Leads in Ukraine Election

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Challenger Yushchenko Leads in Ukraine Election

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Challenger Yushchenko Leads in Ukraine Election

Challenger Yushchenko Leads in Ukraine Election

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Exit polls in Ukraine's second attempt at a presidential election indicate a landslide victory for opposition leader Victor Yushchenko. With a high voter turnout estimated at 78 percent, Yushchenko captured more than 60 percent of the ballots cast. Hear NPR's Jacki Lyden and NPR's Lawrence Sheets.