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Corruption charges mar Ukraine vote
Accusations of lack of transparency came as early results pointed to win for President Viktor Yanukovych.
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2012 09:50

International monitors say Ukraine's election has been a backward step for democracy, marred by corruption and a lack of transparency.

They made the comments as early results pointed to a win for President Viktor Yanukovych.

Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports from Kiev.

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