Contents tagged with Ukrainian elections

  • Kremlin: Russia will not send observers to monitor Ukrainian elections

    Russia will not send observers to join the mission of the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to monitor the presidential elections of Ukraine on March 31, Russian Foreign Ministry stated on Friday, February 8.

    According to the Russian side, this decision is due to “security reasons”.

    Earlier, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry refused to accredit “long-term observers” from Russia. Sergei Kislitsa, Deputy …

  • The third candidate for the Presidency of Ukraine submits documents to the Central Election Commission

    On January 3, People’s Deputy from the Petro Poroshenko Block Serhiy Kaplin filed documents to the Central Election Commission (CEC) for potential candidacy in the presidential election, the press service of the CEC reported.

    The documents were filed by the Deputy at 10:30 a.m. The CEC clarified that Kaplin is not yet a presidential candidate since this status will be assigned to him after the commission meets to review his application.

    Presidential election campaigns were launched on …

  • Leader of Ukraine's Fatherland party accuses President Poroshenko of planning to disrupt Presidential Elections

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko is planning to disrupt the country’s Presidential Elections by unleashing a massive war in the Donbas, said Batkivshchyna (Fatherland) Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko on Pershyi TV news. The video was posted on her Facebook page.

    “He wants additional territories of Ukraine to be seized. Therefore, he wants to impose martial law and not to hold elections at all,” the politician stated.

    She also noted that it is an extremely dangerous plan to escalate the …

  • Ukrainian President : No elections on occupied territories.

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that the elections on the occupied territories in Eastern Ukraine can only be held if the conditions for fair and transparent expression of people’s will prevail there.

    “At the moment we cannot hold elections on the occupied territories” - said the President in his interview to the Ukrainian TV channels on Sunday.

    “Our key point is not the fact of simply holding elections as preferred by Russia but ensuring how these elections are held.”

    The …