Exit Polls: Yushchenko Won 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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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

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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.

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

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