Baseball Crank
Covering the Front and Back Pages of the Newspaper
November 22, 2004
WAR: Defeat in Ukraine

Looks like the reform-minded, pro-Western challenger, Viktor Yushchenko, has been defeated by Viktor Yanukovich in Ukraine's presidential election, in a victory for Yanukovich ally Vladimir Putin, who obviously wants Ukraine bound more tightly to Russia. The usual cries of voter fraud are being raised, although at this distance it's never easy to tell if they are valid or not.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 07:36 AM | War 2004 | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

For what it's worth, the exit polling showed Yushchenko winning by about 30 points. Where's Jimmy Carter when you need him?

Posted by: Richard at November 22, 2004 12:32 PM
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