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Poll: Billionaire Wins Ukraine Presidential Vote

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May 25, 2014 AT 8:54 AM
An exit poll shows billionaire candy-maker Petro Poroshenko winning Ukraine's presidential election outright in the first round. The poll for Sunday's election, conducted by three respected Ukrainian survey agencies, found the tycoon getting 55.9 percent of the vote. In a distant second was former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko with 12.9 percent. Full results are expected to be announced Monday in the election that could be a critical step toward resolving Ukraine's crisis.