The FINANCIAL — With 61.06% of the votes counted at the polling stations located outside Ukraine, Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has 52.43% of the votes and the Party of the Regions' leader Viktor Yanukovych has 42.48%.
The Central Electoral Commission announced this in a statement.
According to the Central Electoral Commission, Tymoshenko has won 10,500 votes and Yanukovych has won 8,506.
In total, 20,023 votes were cast at polling stations located outside Ukraine (4.20% did not vote for any of the two candidates).
As Ukrainian News earlier reported, the Central Electoral Commission set up 113 polling stations outside Ukraine.
Foreign Affairs Minister Petro Poroshenko has said that the level of organization of voting at the polling stations located outside Ukraine was high and that voting took place in a calm atmosphere during the second round of the presidential elections.
Voting in the second round of the Ukrainian presidential elections took place on February 7.
The two candidates in the second round of the presidential elections are the Party of the Regions' leader Viktor Yanukovych and Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, who won the largest numbers of votes in the first round of the presidential elections on January 17.
With 96.27% of the votes counted, Yanukovych has 48.34% and Tymoshenko has 46.05%.