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Ukraine: Wounded soldiers cast votes in Kiev military hospital01:07

Ukraine: Wounded soldiers cast votes in Kiev military hospital

Ukraine, Kiev
October 26, 2014 at 07:52 GMT +00:00 · Published

Ukrainian soldiers wounded in East Ukraine during military service cast their votes in Kiev’s military hospital on Saturday. Servicemen and other patients incapable of walking were able to vote from their beds.

Around 36,514,491 Ukrainians are registered to vote in the parliamentary election and will choose half of the seats in Ukraine’s 450-seat Verkhovna Rada. The remaining 50 per cent is to be made up of candidates running in individual districts across Ukraine.

The main contenders are Petro Poroshenko's Bloc, followed by the Radical party led by Oleh Lyashko. Other running parties include Yulia Tymoshenko’s All-Ukrainian Union Batkivshchyna (Fatherland), and Arseny Yatsenyuk’s Ukrainian People's Front Party.

Ukraine: Wounded soldiers cast votes in Kiev military hospital01:07
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Ukrainian soldiers wounded in East Ukraine during military service cast their votes in Kiev’s military hospital on Saturday. Servicemen and other patients incapable of walking were able to vote from their beds.

Around 36,514,491 Ukrainians are registered to vote in the parliamentary election and will choose half of the seats in Ukraine’s 450-seat Verkhovna Rada. The remaining 50 per cent is to be made up of candidates running in individual districts across Ukraine.

The main contenders are Petro Poroshenko's Bloc, followed by the Radical party led by Oleh Lyashko. Other running parties include Yulia Tymoshenko’s All-Ukrainian Union Batkivshchyna (Fatherland), and Arseny Yatsenyuk’s Ukrainian People's Front Party.