Contents tagged with Zelensky

  • Ukraine accuses Russia of attempts to buy elector votes for food

    The Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine (also known as SZRU, Sluzhba Zovnishnoi Rozvidky Ukrainy) has uncovered Russia’s methods aimed at influencing the presidential election results, reads the report published on its official website.

    According to the SZRU, the Russian special services want to collect passport data of deceased persons or persons who went missing in the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People's Republics, in order to use their votes under the guise of Ukrainian …

  • Ukrainian President Poroshenko to aim for MP status if not reelected as president

    If Ukraine’s current president Petro Poroshenko does not win a second term in the upcoming presidential elections, he will rename his party and focus on being elected into Ukraine’s parliament, Ukrayinska Pravda reports, citing sources in Poroshenko’s close circle.

    If Poroshenko loses, the presidential electoral campaign will “automatically transition” into a parliamentary campaign, explained one of the sources who had participated in an election meeting with Poroshenko. According to the …

  • Front-runner in Ukraine’s election race names condition for returning Crimea

    The front-runner in the election race in Ukraine, showman and politician, Volodymyr Zelensky, speaking about his views on the Crimea and Donbas issue in an interview with the ICTV channel, announced that he considers a change of power in Moscow to be the only condition for returning the Crimea to Kyiv's control.

    “Crimea will return only when power changes in Russia. There is no other choice, “said Zelensky.

    Speaking about the status of Donbas, Zelensky stressed that he does not believe in the …

  • Ukrainian presidential elections front-runner Zelensky would consider negotiating with Moscow over Donbas

    Volodymyr Zelensky, the Ukrainian actor who is one of the leading candidates in the 2019 Ukrainian presidential election, would be willing to negotiate with Moscow in order to obtain a ceasefire in the Donbas.

    “I would like to do everything in order to stop the shooting in eastern Ukraine, so that our people stop being killed… On the diplomatic front we must lead the attack, and not wait until this is done for us. We need to negotiate. We need to reestablish meetings in the Normandy Format and …