Petro Poroshenko claims Ukraine presidency
25 May 2014 Last updated at 23:01 BST
Ukrainian confectionery tycoon Petro Poroshenko has claimed outright victory in the country's presidential election.
Mr Poroshenko, who is known as the "chocolate king", won more than 55% of the vote in the first round, exit polls suggest.
Pro-Russian separatists severely disrupted voting in some areas.
Daniel Sanford reports from Kiev.