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President signs law banning Russians from observing Ukraine elections

The law will take effect after its publication.

President signs law banning Russians from observing Ukraine elections
Photo: Max Trebukhov

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has the bill into law banning citizens of the Russian Federation from working as election observers at presidential, parliamentary and local elections in Ukraine.

"The president has singed the law banning representatives of the aggressor state from observing elections in Ukraine," the president's press service has reported.

The law takes effect on the day following the day of publication.

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