UKRAINE-VOTE-YUSHCHENKO-TIMOSHENKO

UKRAINE-VOTE-YUSHCHENKO-TIMOSHENKO

Ukrainian Western-leaning opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko and his political partner Yuliya Timoshenko flash V-signs to supporters 27 December 2004 at the Independence square, in Kiev. Yushchenko was well ahead with 56.33 percent of the vote in a rerun presidential vote, the central election commission said early 27 December, with more than half of the country’s precincts reporting. AFP PHOTO /DIMITAR DILKOFF