Ukraine’s police: 950 reports of violations during the presidential elections – TASS

Ukraine’s police has registered 950 reports of violations during the presidential elections on Sunday, the press service of the country’s Ministry of Internal Affairs reported. "According to data as of 4:00 pm, the police have received 950 statements and reports related to the electoral process. They [violations] are mainly registered in Kiev, Dnepropetrovsk, Odessa, Donetsk, Kharkiv, … Continue reading Ukraine’s police: 950 reports of violations during the presidential elections – TASS

Poroshenko Orders Militarization Of Voting Stations, Special Forces to ‘Protect Elections in Ukraine’ -FortRuss

Poroshenko has ordered officers of the SBU and the police special forces to take all polling stations in the country under their protection for tomorrow’s major election. This was reported on the website of the Ukrainian SBU, as well as on the international portal of the Rada. The news has also been criticized by opposition … Continue reading Poroshenko Orders Militarization Of Voting Stations, Special Forces to ‘Protect Elections in Ukraine’ -FortRuss

Ukrainian presidential election: Oligarchs making their bets – TASS

"De-oligarchization" - this beautiful slogan is used by almost all presidential candidates in Ukraine. The leader of the pre-election ratings, showman Vladimir Zelensky, speaks out against the influence of oligarchs on politics and the media. The leader of Batkivshchyna Yulia Tymoshenko leads her election campaign under the banner of the fight against the oligarchs. "My … Continue reading Ukrainian presidential election: Oligarchs making their bets – TASS

Much-debated petition against ‘Fake Elections in Ukraine’ has reached remarkable results

Press Release, 30.3.2019 - "Stop Fake Elections in Ukraine!" In the run-up to the first round of Ukrainian presidential elections, dozens of public figures together with thousands of activists around the world have joined the debated petition, “Stop Fake Elections in Ukraine!” The petition was published on 12.3. by finnish journalist, Janus Putkonen, personally. Along … Continue reading Much-debated petition against ‘Fake Elections in Ukraine’ has reached remarkable results

Russia calls OSCE to assess Kiev’s illegitimate actions of before the election – TASS

Russia's permanent representative to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich. called on the Slovak Chairmanship and the institutions of the organization to assess the unlawful actions of Kiev around the presidential elections. "We call on the OSCE’s Slovak Chairmanship, the leadership of the ODIHR, and the participating States to give a principled assessment of Kiev’s unlawful actions. … Continue reading Russia calls OSCE to assess Kiev’s illegitimate actions of before the election – TASS

NATO fleet in Black Sea during presidential elections in Ukraine – MENAFM

NATO ships will stay in the Black Sea during the elections of the President of Ukraine and the vote counting. "During the elections of the President of Ukraine and the vote counting, the ships of the Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) and some others will stay in the Black Sea. Now we have information … Continue reading NATO fleet in Black Sea during presidential elections in Ukraine – MENAFM

Dozens of public figures worldwide supported the petition ‘Stop Fake Elections in Ukraine!’

Ahead of coming Ukrainian presidential elections, more than twenty public figures, including politicians and activists around the world, have joined in support of the much-debated petition, “Stop Fake Elections in Ukraine!” Most of the known supporters are collected from the European countries. Along with signatures, tens of comments about the Ukrainian elections have been collected … Continue reading Dozens of public figures worldwide supported the petition ‘Stop Fake Elections in Ukraine!’

Fraud and security fears swirl around Ukraine’s presidential election – IrishTimes

With their fondness for camouflage and black masks, members of Ukraine’s far-right National Militia make unlikely election monitors, but their presence at polling stations on Sunday will be just one unpredictable element of the country’s vote for a president. As the main contenders fight an increasingly grubby battle for power, fears over threats ranging from ballot fraud … Continue reading Fraud and security fears swirl around Ukraine’s presidential election – IrishTimes

1,5 million displaced East-Ukrainians struggle to register for presidential elections – RFERL

How Ukraine makes almost impossible for about 1,5 million Ukrainians, displaced in the other parts of Ukraine from Donbass since the civil war started? Radio Free Liberty video report. "War has driven more than a million people from their homes in eastern Ukraine since 2014. Many of them want to vote in Ukraine's upcoming presidential … Continue reading 1,5 million displaced East-Ukrainians struggle to register for presidential elections – RFERL

Elections: Ukraine denies entries of western journalists – AP

Ahead of coming presidential elections, Ukraine has started to deny entry of western journalists. According to AP News, Italian and Austrian TV-journalists are denied already for entering the country. Ukrainian authorities have denied entry to an Italian journalist, accusing him of an "anti-Ukrainian" bias. Marc Innaro, a correspondent for the Italian RAI state television, has … Continue reading Elections: Ukraine denies entries of western journalists – AP