Presidential race 'will be duller' without Vitali Klitschko

ITV News Europe Editor James Mates wrote on Twitter:

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Fmr world heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko has announced he is pulling out of race to be #ukraine President. Will be duller race.

Read: Vitali Klitschko withdraws from Ukraine presidential race

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Klitschko backs choc magnate after quitting presidential race

Ukrainian boxer-turned-politician Vitali Klitschko has pulled out of the race for president, backing chocolate magnate Petro Poroshenko. His exit makes May's poll an effective two-horse race between the billionaire oligarch and Yulia Tymoshenko.