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February 8, 2010
Pro-Russian candidate likely victor of Ukraine election

In Ukraine, there has been a remarkable political turnaround for a man who was defeated six years ago in the country’s Orange Revolution.

Opposition candidate Viktor Yanukovich is the likely winner of Ukraine’s presidential election. He is more aligned with Russia than with the West and has said he would abandon Ukraine’s bid to join NATO.

Neave Barker of Al Jazeera English has more on the polarizing Yanukovich.


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