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Ukraine: President Zelensky’ party set to declare victory in snap parliamentary polls

Kiev [Ukraine], July 22: The party of comedian-turned-politician Volodymyz Zelensky, the president of Ukraine, appeared likely to declare victory with a popular majority in Sunday’s parliamentary snap polls.

With over 52 per cent of ballot counts on Monday, Zelensky’s Servant of the People party won around 42.45 per cent of votes in favour, according to Al-Jazeera news reports. 

State-run media’s projections have depicted Servant of the People party was on its way to secure at least 122 seats in the parliament assigned by party graphs, which shows half of the 450-member parliament, and another 126 seats from directly-elected members in their districts, exceeding the whole of 226 seats required to secure a popular win in the parliament.

It was the most elevated score in parliamentary polls any party since Ukraine picked up its autonomy with the 1991 breakdown of the Soviet Union.

The outcome is the finish of a staggering turnaround in Ukrainian legislative issues and will bring a large group of newcomers into legislature and government. They will confront a not insignificant rundown of difficulties in a nation vigorously reliant on outside guide and scarred by long stretches of war with Russia-supported separatists.

Four different parties passed the five per cent limit to enter the parliament, the outcomes showed

The genius Moscow Opposition Platform-For Life came next in the race with 12.89 per cent of the vote, the fundamental outcomes appeared.

Previous president Petro Poroshenko’s European Solidarity gathering and previous leader Yulia Tymoshenko’s Fatherland additionally entered parliament with 8.6 and 8 per cent of the vote separately, results appeared.

Another new gathering, Voice, fronted by demigod Sviatoslav Vakarchuk, additionally passed the 5 per cent limit to enter parliament. Voice is the main party to which Zelenskiy has offered alliance talks.

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