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European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has congratulated the Ukrainian people on holding the elections for the Verkhovna Rada and sees them as a victory of democracy.

"Congratulations to the people of Ukraine! Victory of democracy and European reforms' agenda," he wrote on Twitter on Monday.

Ukrainians have voted in parliamentary elections Oct 26, elections that President Petro Poroshenko had called "historic".

Pro-European parties, in particular the parties of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk and Lviv Mayor Andriy Sadovy have won seats in the Ukrainian Parliament.

QHA