Presidential elections in Ukraine
Verkhovna Rada schedules Zelensky’s inauguration for May 20
Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian Parliament) has decided that President-elect Vladimir Zelensky will be sworn in on May 20, the decision was adopted on Thursday by 315 MPs out of 226 needed for the motion to …
Kremlin comments on Kiev's move not to recognize Russian passports for Donbass residents
Moscow will continue issuing Russian passports to Donbass residents despite Kiev’s plans to recognize these documents as invalid, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters when …
Kremlin says Zelensky’s election victory is clear, respects Ukrainians’ choice
The Kremlin respects the Ukrainians’ opinion expressed at the presidential election and considers that Vladimir Zelensky’s victory is obvious, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov …
Verkhovna Rada adopts law on Ukrainian as the only official language
Verkhovna Rada members adopted the law "Providing the functioning of the Ukrainian language as the official one," which enshrines its exclusive rights against the other languages in the country. This …
Russian citizenship bill not conductive to peace in East Ukraine — Zelensky’s team
The bill to ease the Russian citizenship procedure to residents of Ukraine’s self-proclaimed people’s republics of Donetsk and Lugansk (DPR and LPR) is not conductive to a ceasefire in the …
What is Zelensky mandated to do?
Given Volodymyr Zelensky’s landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election, in which he won 73% of the vote, it appears at first glance that he has a very impressive democratic …
Moscow will judge new Ukrainian president by his actions, Kremlin says
"It will only be possible to judge [him] by his actions," Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.
Russia respects the choice made by Ukrainian citizens who supported the …
Ukrainian presidential candidate says ready to dissolve parliament
Ukrainian presidential candidate Vladimir Zelensky, nominated by the Servant of the People political party, does not rule out that if elected president, he will dissolve the Verkhovna Rada …
Paris and Berlin enter election race in Ukraine
After the first round of Ukrainian elections, results of the second one are predetermined.
This predetermination is visible not only as regards social studies but also the fact that none of the …
Zelensky maintains lead over Poroshenko ahead of presidential runoff
Ukrainian presidential contender, comedian Vladimir Zelensky, is 47 percentage points ahead of his rival, incumbent head of state Pyotr Poroshenko in the run-up to the runoff election, a recent survey …