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New Leadership In Ukraine
Kiev, Ukraine (CBS 2/FOX 28) - There's a new president in Ukraine.
Petro Poroshenko won 56% of the vote during Sundays elections, beating out the former Ukrainian Prime Minister.
The billionaire has said he's in favor of closer ties with the European Union.
Poroskenko also says he will put an end to the country's crisis and handle conflicts with neighboring Russia.
Ukraine has recently seen a string of deadly violence centered around areas where citizens want to become part of the Russian regime.
The turnout was lower than expected and some critics say pro-Russian groups kept more than a million people from the polls.