[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Friday, 3 December, 2004, 22:35 GMT
In pictures: Ukraine poll annulled
Yushchenko supporters read the party magazine.
1 of 8
It was a long and anxious day for supporters of Ukraine's opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko.
An elderly supporter of Ukrainian opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko cheers during the demonstration at the Independence Square in Kiev.
2 of 8
They gathered in central Kiev to await the verdict of the Supreme Court.
Shops decorated with Ukrainian opposition colours.
3 of 8
Even shops had been dressed up in opposition colours.
Opposition supporters cheer the verdict of the Supreme Court
4 of 8
And they were not disappointed as their man got what he wanted: a repeat of the fraudulent second round.
Supporter of opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko kiss after the verdict.
5 of 8
There was no holding back the joy as two weeks of daily protests appeared to have borne fruit.
Ukrainian opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko surrounded by his family members and allies addresses his  supporters.
6 of 8
Their hero - Viktor Yushchenko - urged them to stay on and called on President Leonid Kuchma to sack the government.
Anatoly Yarema, the presiding judge of Ukraine's Supreme Court, centre, reads the verdict.
7 of 8
Mr Yushchenko said Ukraine had turned to justice and the Supreme Court judges had been the real heroes.
Supporters of Ukraine's  PM Viktor Yanukovych shout during a rally in Donetsk.
8 of 8
But in the eastern city of Donetsk, supporters of PM Viktor Yanukovych were far from happy.




PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

News Front Page | Africa | Americas | Asia-Pacific | Europe | Middle East | South Asia
UK | Business | Entertainment | Science/Nature | Technology | Health
Have Your Say | In Pictures | Week at a Glance | Country Profiles | In Depth | Programmes
Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific