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Yushchenko Appears to Win Ukraine Election

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Yushchenko Appears to Win Ukraine Election

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Yushchenko Appears to Win Ukraine Election

Yushchenko Appears to Win Ukraine Election

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Ukrainians celebrate Viktor Yushchenko's victory in the country's presidential election, in Lviv, Dec. 27, 2004. Reuters hide caption

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Opposition leader Victor Yushchenko declares victory in Ukraine's repeat presidential election. With nearly all votes counted, Yushchenko appears to have won in a landslide over Prime Minister Victor Yanukovich, whose victory in an earlier November election was thrown out due to massive government fraud. NPR's Lawrence Sheets reports.

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