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Yuschenko receives bomb threat, still 1st in poll
October 28, 2003
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Posted by HW on September 19, 2017

26% for Yuschenko
As of today, 26.3% of voters are ready to vote at the Presidential elections slated for October 2004 for Victor Yuschenko, leader of the Our Ukraine bloc, according to the results of the poll carried out by the "Image-Control" research center, UNIAN reported.

Other candidates
According to the poll, 17% of the respondents are ready to vote for Communist leader Petro Symonenko, 11% - for current Prime-Minister Victor Yanukovych.
Further, 9.2% of the respondents are ready to vote for head of Presidential Administration Victor Medvedchuk, and 8.8% - for Yulia Tymoshenko, leader of the Batkivshchyna (Motherland) party.

Investigate life threats
President
Leonid Kuchma has directed the Security Service of Ukraine and the police to investigate Our Ukraine coalition's leader Viktor Yuschenko claim last Friday's that he had received threats to his life, the presidential press service disclosed. If necessary, the Security Service of Ukraine and the police are to provide protection for Yuschenko, the President's instruction reads.

Assassination call
Yuschenko announced on Friday that he had learned about plans to assassinate him. On Sunday, a telephone call from a person claiming that an explosive device had been planted on a Yak-40 plane on Sunday which delayed Yuschenko's flight to Kharkiv to participate in the regional forum of democratic forces.
 
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Kuchma, Leonid (M) Politician Ukraine
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Yanukovich, Viktor (M) Politician Ukraine
Yushenko, Viktor (M) Politician Ukraine
 
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