did not wait for the recognition of the defeat of a rival, Viktor Yanukovych and Yulia Tymoshenko suggested to leave the prime minister. According to the CEC on the results of study of 100% electronic protocols, leader of the Party of Regions won the second round of presidential elections.
for a candidate for the post of President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych 48.95% of voters voted for Yulia Tymoshenko - 45,47%.
In absolute terms, voted for Yanukovych 12 million 481 thousand 268 voters for Tymoshenko - 11 million 593 thousand 340 voters. Thus, the gap between the two candidates is 3.48% of the vote. Do not support any candidate to 4,36% of Ukrainians (1 million 113 thousand 51 voters).
Yulia Tymoshenko has refused to concede defeat.
Part of its supporters insist that she will go into opposition, others believe that it can stay on as prime minister and to challenge the outcome of the vote. In the Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc, in particular, have already announced their intention to count all ballots in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions and the Crimea, where Viktor Yanukovych won the most votes. Her supporters call the result a vote rigged and promise to challenge election results in court. According to international observers the elections were fair, and their results - as legitimate.
Party of Regions leader Viktor Yanukovych on Feb. 10 to Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko's call to resign and go into opposition.
According to Viktor Yanukovych, prime minister in opposition to the transition and the formation of a new parliamentary majority - it is the only reasonable scenario to the will of the people and prove that Ukraine is indeed a democratic country. Viktor Yanukovych intends to not only take away from Yulia Tymoshenko's control over the government, but also to reconsider its heritage, including debt. In particular, he promised to conduct a full audit of the financial and economic situation in the country. Ukraine has $ 10.5 billion International Monetary Fund and hoped for another $ 6 billion after the elections.
With the victory in the presidential election of Viktor Yanukovych has congratulated the President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev and the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Kirill.