Ukrainian coal miners walk past a statue of Lenin on their way to a polling station in the eastern town of Gorlovka.
A Ukrainian coal miner is seen through the curtain of a voting booth at a polling station in the eastern Donetsk region.
Ukrainian inmates wait their turn to vote inside a penitentiary in Lviv.
Ukrainian soldiers from the Presidential Regiment exit voting booths at a polling station in the capital.
In Kyiv, activists of the "Femen" women's organization hold posters reading "Don't be a whore! Don't sell your vote!"
A pensioner casts her vote at a polling station in Kyiv.
An elderly Ukrainian couple studies the ballot at a polling station in Chop, 800 kilometers west of Kyiv.
Turnout was initially reported to be light, amid inclement weather.