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Ukrainian Election Day In Pictures

Voters across Ukraine went to the polls to choose a new national parliament in elections on October 28. There are some 36 million-plus registered voters in the country, with nearly 34,000 polling stations.

A boy peers from behind a curtain at a polling station in Kyiv.
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A boy peers from behind a curtain at a polling station in Kyiv.

A member of a local election commission carries a ballot box to voters in the village of Vilshanska-Novoselytsa, some 75 km south of Kyiv.
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A member of a local election commission carries a ballot box to voters in the village of Vilshanska-Novoselytsa, some 75 km south of Kyiv.

A polling station in Lviv
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A polling station in Lviv

A soldier from the presidential regiment holds identification while waiting to vote in Kyiv.
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A soldier from the presidential regiment holds identification while waiting to vote in Kyiv.

Elderly women check a ballot in the village of Rusaki.
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Elderly women check a ballot in the village of Rusaki.

Navy sailors leave the voting booth in Sevastopol.
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Navy sailors leave the voting booth in Sevastopol.

Prisoners march to an internal polling station at a prison in the industrial east Ukrainian city of Makeyevka
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Prisoners march to an internal polling station at a prison in the industrial east Ukrainian city of Makeyevka

Inmates cast their votes at the prison in Kharkiv where jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko was held before being sent to hospital.
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Inmates cast their votes at the prison in Kharkiv where jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko was held before being sent to hospital.

An Orthodox priest leaves a ballot booth at a polling station in Kyiv.
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An Orthodox priest leaves a ballot booth at a polling station in Kyiv.

An woman casts her ballot in the village of Prybirs, some 100 kilometers from Kyiv.
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An woman casts her ballot in the village of Prybirs, some 100 kilometers from Kyiv.

A former parliamentary speaker and candidate for president in 2010, United Opposition movement leader Arseny Yatsenyuk, and his wife Theresa vote in Kyiv.
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A former parliamentary speaker and candidate for president in 2010, United Opposition movement leader Arseny Yatsenyuk, and his wife Theresa vote in Kyiv.

A woman casts her vote at a polling station in Kyiv.
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A woman casts her vote at a polling station in Kyiv.

A patient votes at a hospital in Lviv.
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A patient votes at a hospital in Lviv.

Ukrainian presidential regiment troops wait at a polling station in the capital.
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Ukrainian presidential regiment troops wait at a polling station in the capital.

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych holds his ballot at a polling station in Kyiv.
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Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych holds his ballot at a polling station in Kyiv.

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