Photo of the Week: Presidential Elections in Ukraine

E European Pressphoto Agency (
Photo: E European Pressphoto Agency (

A pro-Russian separatist proudly carries two ballot boxes away from a polling station in Donetsk which was seized by separatists on Friday. Throughout Ukraine, voters have queued to cast their vote in what is largely seen as one of the most important presidential elections in the country’s history. However, turnout has been much lower in the eastern regions of Ukraine where separatists have ensured that many polling stations have remained closed.


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