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BREAKING NEWS ~ Yanukovych appeals presidential election result to Ukraine high court

[JURIST] AP is reporting from Kyiv that losing presidential candidate Viktor Yanukovych, who resigned as Ukrainian Prime Minister last week, has appealed the results from last month's election re-vote to Ukraine's Supreme Court. The high court has already rejected several compliants from the Yanukovych campaign originally filed with the Central Electoral Commission concerning the conduct of the poll which favored opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko.

1:12 PM ET - BBC News has a full story on the appeal here.

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