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  • MP Chumak to head Hrytsenko's presidential campaign HQ MP Viktor Chumak will head Anatoliy Hrytsenko's presidential campaign HQ. The two announced this at a briefing in Kyiv on 10 December, according to Interfax-Ukraine. Earlier, Chumak…
  • Parliament sets presidential election for 31 March 2019 Parliament has scheduled the next regular presidential election of Ukraine for 31 March 2019. The decision was backed by 298 MPs. A number of factions approved martial law on condition…
  • Help herself and Ukraine. Or why Angela Merkel is coming to Kiev
    Igor Solovey
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel coming to Ukraine on 1 November for the second time in the last four years (the previous one was in August 2014). The official announcement says she…
  • Top Ukrainian singer denies presidential ambitions Ukrainian rock singer and civil activist Svyatoslav Vakarchuk has brushed off the rumours about his possible plans to run for president. "I would like to say it once again: the [presidential…
  • Lviv mayor to run for president Lviv mayor Andriy Sadovyy has decided to run for president in 2019, his Self-Reliance party's press service has said. "My goal is very simple and difficult at once, that is to restore…
  • Hlukhiv mayor steps down to run for president Michel Terestchenko, mayor of Hlukhiv, Sumy Region, has announced his decision to step down as the mayor and run for the president of Ukraine. "The resignation of the local head does…
  • The season's premieres
    Sonya Koshkina
    Presidential administration. Euphoria The president's camp is buzzing. One may even say with euphoria, which has so far been unjustified. "He started his campaign back on 23 August…
  • The leader of the opposition Fatherland party, Yuliya Tymoshenko, has the greatest support among the respondents who intend to cast votes in the presidential election due next year…
  • Parubiy: "No reason to defer presidential election" Ukrainian parliament speaker Andriy Parubiy has said he sees no reason to change the date of the presidential election due in 2019, an LB.ua correspondent has reported. He was commenting…
  • Petro Poroshenko Bloc forms presidential election HQ President Petro Poroshenko is going to seek re-election in 2019, one of the leaders of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc (PPB), Serhiy Berezenko, has said in an interview with Glavkom. The…
  • None of potential presidential candidates scores over 10% - poll None of potential presidential candidates is likely to score over 10% of votes at the moment, according to a survey carried out by GfK Ukraine in July 2018. Ex-Prime Minister Yuliya…
  • Election poll puts Tymoshenko, Hrytsenko in lead The head of the Fatherland party, MP Yuliya Tymoshenko, and a former defence minister and leader of the Civic Position party, Anatoliy Hrytsenko, enjoy the highest public support as…
  • Tilted horizon
    Sonya Koshkina
    Early parliamentary elections. Risks are high, but it's worth trying "Holding early parliamentary elections would completely change the agenda in the country. And when it did, it…
  • Bezsmertnyy says to run for president A Ukrainian politician, historian, public activist and diplomat, Roman Bezsmertnyy, has said he is going to run for president. "Indeed, I'm going to run for president," he told journalists…
  • Klitschko does not rule out running for president Kyiv mayor Vitaliy Klitschko does not rule out running for president of Ukraine in 2019, he said in an interview with the German daily Tagesspiegel. "I do not rule out this. However…