Contents tagged with presidential elections

  • 44 candidates will compete for the Presidency of Ukraine

    On Friday, February 8, the Central Election Commission of Ukraine or CEC finished registering candidates for the Presidency of Ukraine. According to a UNIAN, 44 politicians will continue the election campaign at this stage, a record-breaking number in Ukraine’s history. The last record was established in 2004 when the CEC registered 24 candidates for the election.

    Social surveys conducted by various agencies have identified the possible top three contenders of the presidential race. They are …

  • Yulia Tymoshenko says she intends to run for President of Ukraine

    During a broadcast of News One TV, the leader of the Batkivshchyna (Fatherland) Party, Yulia Tymoshenko declared her intention to run for the Presidency of Ukraine.

    "I will no longer delegate this business to anyone. I will run for the Presidency. We are going to win in order to put the country back on its feet," she stated.

    Tymoshenko noted that she had previously supported the election of Viktor Yushchenko as President and Arseniy Yatsenyuk as Prime Minister, but that neither support had …

  • Savchenko announced her intention to run for President of Ukraine

    People's Deputy Nadiya Savchenko declared her intention to run for the post of head of the Ukrainian state. In an interview with the Glavkom news website published on Thursday, when asked if she would run, she replied, "I will take part. What will be after that will be seen later."

    "To participate in the presidential campaign, in reality, it doesn’t take much: 2.5 million hryvnia ($96,400 USD) to register. The fund is being opened and discussed candidly. I am collecting money for the …

  • Media: Kremlin facing challenges in developing campaign strategy for Putin for 2018 elections

    The Kremlin has not yet come up with “a vision for Russia's future” that Vladimir Putin could use in the 2018 presidential election, reported the Russian publication Vedomosti.

    According to people close to the Russian president's administration, work in this direction is "stormy" and "difficult." Notably, more than a dozen meetings have taken place on this issue.

    The Kremlin has already replaced several resource professionals who were to invent an image of the future for Putin's campaign. …