Ukraine election results delayed by court

Thursday, November 25, 2004

KIEVUkraine's supreme court has banned publication of election results due to possible election fraud. As the court announced its decision Ukraine's opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko spoke to thousands of his supporters telling them that "This was only the beginning".

According to Interfax, the Ukrainian Supreme Court will resume its investigation of this issue on Monday. While the decision was being made, reports were released stating that the foreign policy chief for the European Union, Javier Solana, will visit the country in order to meet with the central figures in this crisis.


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Steven Lee Myers. "A Silent Act of Rebellion Raises a Din in Ukraine" — The New York Times, November 29, 2004