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5 things about Ukraine's key presidential vote

Published on May 25, 2014 1:29 PM

KIEV (AFP) - More than 36 million people are eligible to vote in Ukraine's presidential election which the West hopes will help end a crisis that has brought the country to the brink of collapse.

Here are 5 things about the vote.

1. Sixth and most crucial

This is the sixth vote since Ukraine became independent with the disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991, and arguably its most crucial.

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