Ukrainian ex-world boxing champ Klitschko backs billionaire ally Poroshenko for president

  • by: PETER LEONARD , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 29, 2014 - 1:35 PM

KIEV, Ukraine — Ex-world boxing champion Vitali Klitschko, considered a strong contender to become Ukraine's next leader, upended the country's presidential race Saturday by announcing he will throw his support instead behind a billionaire candy maker.

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