Uzbekistan’s authoritarian President Islam Karimov, who has ruled the Central Asian nation for nearly two decades, won another seven-year term with 88.1% of the votes, according to early returns released by Central Election Commission today – an election critics dismissed as a sham.
Mon, 24 Dec, 2007
Opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko savoured his apparent victory in Ukraine’s presidential election rerun today, but his opponent’s supporters vowed to challenge the results in court in what could be yet another protracted legal battle.
Mon, 27 Dec, 2004
The campaign for a third round of voting in Ukraine’s bitterly fought presidential contest officially opened today, with activists signing up to monitor the election and a top ally of opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko speaking confidently of victory.
Sun, 05 Dec, 2004