Volodymyr Zelenskiy, wins landslide victory in the Ukrainian presidential election Sunday, with exit polls showing he received about 73% of the vote.
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Ukrainian President Petro arrived at Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kyiv for a presidential election debate even when it was agreed to be done five days later.
Internet voting is not the same as online banking; it is more complex due to the fact that there must be separation of the transaction from the person’s identity.
To experience corruption in Ukraine, go for a drive. Bone-crunching, bouncing ride over countless potholes a daily ritual for travelers across the country.
Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko agreed on Thursday to go head-to-head with comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy in a debate at the country’s biggest stadium.
Moscow’s recent raids in Simferopol are part of broader effort to suppress activists in the Russian-controlled Black Sea Peninsula said Refat Chubarov.
The persecution of the Crimean Tatar community in Crimea is an ongoing reminder of how respect for human rights and democracy has precipitously declined.
Much will depend on whom the eliminated candidates now endorse, and whether Zelenskiy can continue to pick up protest votes in the final round.
Constitutional court ruling of 26 February 2019 undermines anti corruption achievements in Ukraine by striking down Article 368-2 of the Criminal Code.
Ukraine’s Constitutional Court has struck down a law against corruption, raising concern about the country’s fight against endemic corruption.