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Photos: Klitschko Fever Hits Ukraine as Election Nears

As Ukraine holds a parliamentary election on Sunday, the country's future direction will once again be in question. Western officials are calling the vote pivotal, billing it as a "litmus test of Ukraine's democratic credentials".

President Viktor Yanukovych has dismayed those Western officials, not least by jailing his main rival Yulia Tymoshenko. One of the biggest surprises in the election campaign have been the Udar party of WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko. Klitschko has seen his popularity explode because of his opposition to Yanukovych.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Weltschmerz on 10-27-2012

Vitali will be a great political leader. Both brother's are inspirations, inside and outside the ring.

Comment by Dolor on 10-27-2012

[QUOTE=IIG;12642371]They still haven't informed this guy he's not winning the election?[/QUOTE] You do realize that the Ukraine - like the majority of European countries - has a parliamentary system, don't you? If his party gets 15-20%, there is a fairly…

Comment by Klitschko2017 on 10-27-2012

[IMG]http://www.boxingscene.com/uploads/58663/vitali-klitschko%20(10).jpg[/IMG]

Comment by IIG on 10-27-2012

They still haven't informed this guy he's not winning the election?

Comment by Kyshenko Team on 10-26-2012

I know lots of people don't like him. But I stand for my words. This guy is my idol, everything he does, comes from his heart. Vitali till the end>! Best wishes friend!

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