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Far-right Freedom nominates Koshulynskyy for president

He is supported by other nationalist parties, except the National Corps.

Far-right Freedom nominates Koshulynskyy for president

The all-Ukrainian movement Freedom has nominated a former deputy speaker of the Ukrainian parliament, Ruslan Koshulynskyy, for president.

His nomination was supported by other nationalist parties and movements, including the Right Sector, the Organisation of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN), the Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists and C14.

Back in November 2018, Andriy Biletskyy's National Corps said it would not support Koshulynskyy because the decision to nominate him was taken behind closed doors and without a wide discussion.

In 2015, Koshulynskyy ran for Lviv mayor and made it to the runoff where he was defeated by incumbent mayor Andriy Sadovyy.

In 2014, the far-right forces field two candidates. Freedom leader Oleh Tyahnybok scored 210,000 votes, Right Sector leader Dmytro Yarosh had 128,000.

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