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Ukraine Elections: Comedian to face incumbent in run-off vote

In Ukraine, a comedian who pretends to be the president on TV is winning the first round of the election. With half the votes couned - Volodymyr Zelenskiy is on course to come face to face with the real thing in the run-off, because the incumbent Petro Poroshenko is set to finish second. Sunday's turnout was about 64 percent. Our correspondent Francis Collings reports from Kiev. #Ukraine, #Zelenskiy, #Poroshenko

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Ukraine Election: Yulia Tymoshenko is one of the frontrunners

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Ukraine Election: Ukraine goes to polls for presidential election

Ukraine Elections: Comedian ahead in the polls

Ukraine Elections: Comedian ahead in the polls

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