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Ukrainians vote in second round of presidential elections

Kiev, April 21, AZERTAC

The second round of regular Ukrainian presidential elections kicked off on Sunday, according to Ukrinform news agency.

The voting stations will work from 8:00 to 20:00 local time in Ukraine and foreign countries.

There are two candidates in a voting paper as showman Volodymyr Zelensky and incumbent Head of State Petro Poroshenko made it to the run-off according to the results of the first round held on March 31.

A total of 199 territorial electoral districts and one overseas electoral district, as well as about 30,000 precinct election commissions, were formed. 101 polling stations will operate abroad.

At the same time, according to the decision of the Central Election Commission of Ukraine, the presidential elections will not be organized and held in the territory of the annexed Crimea, in 12 out of 21 electoral districts of Donetsk region, and in 6 out of 11 electoral districts in Luhansk region.

The estimated number of voters is more than 29 million citizens.

In addition, the Central Election Commission registered 2,700 official observers from 20 international organizations and 21 foreign countries.

Emil Huseynli

Special Correspondent

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