9 Feb 2010 17:11

Update: Yanukovych 3.49% ahead of Tymoshenko in Ukrainian vote with 99.98% counted

KYIV. Feb 9 (Interfax) - Viktor Yanukovych has a 3.49% lead over Yulia Tymoshenko in the Ukrainian presidential election with virtually all votes counted.

With 99.98% of votes in from district polling stations, it appears 48.96%, or 12.48 million voters, voted for Yanukovych and 45.47% or 11.59 million voters, chose Tymoshenko, the Central Elections Commission reported on Tuesday.

4.36% (1.112 million voters) of voters did not support either candidate.