Things heat up in the Ukrainian elections

Ukraine's opposition on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovich and his allies of wholesale cheating in a landmark presidential election, foreshadowing a bitter run-off battle later this month.

In a rowdy session of parliament, &to=' target=_blank>Yanukovich's allies raucously dismissed the criticism declaring they were confident their candidate would defeat liberal challenger &to=' target=_blank>Viktor Yushchenko in the Nov. 21 face-off, informs Reuters.