Europe Ukraine elections confirm divisions over Russia, Europe

The results, which keep the ruling party in power with a still-strong opposition, show the divide between the country's Europe-leaning west, moderate center, and Moscow-oriented east.

By , Correspondent

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The party of Ukraine's incumbent President Viktor Yanukovych looks on track to win a majority in the 450-seat State Rada, or parliament, after a hard-fought election campaign that seems to have done little more than confirm the hard, enduring political divisions between the country's Ukrainian-speaking Europe-leaning west, moderate center, and the Russian-speaking and Moscow-oriented east.