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Klitschko says will run for Ukraine presidency

European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (R) greets UDAR party leader Vitaly Klitschko during their meeting in Kiev February 24, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kravchenko/Pool

KIEV: Heavyweight boxing world champion Vitali Klitschko on Tuesday announced that he will run for Ukraine's presidency in elections scheduled for May 25.

"I will be on the ballot for the post of president of Ukraine," the protest leader told journalists in parliament.

 

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