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Party of current Ukrainian president takes parliamentary elections

Exit polls show that 44% of voters voted for the Servant of the People party of the current president

According to a national exit poll of the parliamentary elections, the party of the incumbent president and former comedic actor Volodymyr Zelensky, Servant of the People has come out on top, receiving 43.9% of the vote.

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The pro-Russian Opposition Platform — For Life came in second with 11.5%.

Former President Petro Poroshenko’s European Solidarity received 8.9% while the party of the former Prime Minister Yulia Timoschenko, Batkivshchyna, took 7.6%.

The Verkhovna Rada will also include a new party, founded by the famous musician Svyatostav Vakarchuk, Holos [Ukr. voice], which received 6.3%.

The remaining parties did not overcome the 5% barrier.

Ukraine heads to the polls on July 21 – who will make it into the Verkhovna Rada?


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