Published October 26, 2012
On Sunday, Ukrainians vote for an entirely new 450-member parliament. As VOA correspondent James Brooke reports from Kyiv, the leader of a new party is shaking up the old east-west political divide. Vitali Klitschko stands two meters tall and punches so hard they call him “Dr. Ironfist.”
Now the World Boxing Council’s reigning heavyweight champion is fighting a new battle: Ukraine’s parliamentary elections.