Poroshenko wins election in foreign constituencies
Incumbent Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has gotten more vote in a foreign constituency in the runoff election.
According to the Central Election Commission, 54.75% of voters supported Poroshenko, while 43.78% cast ballots for his opponent, showman Volodymyr Zelensky.
Poroshenko received the majority of votes in Australia, Austria, Egypt, Greece, Israel, Ireland, Iran, Italy, Canada, China, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, the Netherlands, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Sweden, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, the United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Portugal, Bulgaria, India, Cyprus, Korea, Macedonia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Uzbekistan, Croatia, Romania, Vietnam, UK, Turkey, Germany, Finland, France, Montenegro, Switzerland, Japan, and the United States.
At the same time, Zelensky leads in Azerbaijan, Argentina, Georgia, Congo, Qatar, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Morocco, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Armenia, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Cuba, Moldova, Peru, Poland, Slovakia, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Hungary, Brazil, and the Czech Republic.
The votes split into equal parts in Algeria, Kuwait, and Chile.
Some 101 polling stations were opened in foreign constituencies.
A total of 59,830 Ukrainian citizens living abroad took part in the vote.