'Orange Revolution' Leader Rebuffed in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko and his wife Kataryna cast their ballots.

"Orange Revolution" leader and Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko and his wife Kataryna cast their ballots. A Russia-backed party claimed victory in the nationwide polls, and Yushchenko's party came in third. Mykola Lazarenko/Reuters hide caption

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Voters in Sunday's parliamentary election in Ukraine seem to have turned away from the man who led them in last year's Orange Revolution. President Viktor Yushchenko's party came in third, behind a pro-Russian party and a faction led by the president's former prime minister.

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