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Monthly Archives: May 2014


Press remarks by Danylo Lubkivsky, Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine

 27 May 2014  Ladies and gentlemen, Let me congratulate all of us on the successful Presidential and local elections held in Ukraine on the 25th of May. It was a truly historic moment. From now on Ukraine’s democratic rule is fully restored. The long stand-off (with dictator first and with aggressor second) was not in vain. The turnout was high. […]

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Valeriy Chechelashvili: No one can question the new Ukrainian President’s legitimacy

The presidential elections in Ukraine were organized and held in compliance with the international standards. This is the announcement the group of GUAM observers made during their briefing in Ukraine Crisis Media Center. The group of observers of GUAM Organization for Democracy and Economic Development monitored the course of the presidential elections at 52 voting […]

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Tamara Oleksiy: Ukrainians showed their loyalty to democratic principles

The presidential elections on May 25 reflect the will of Ukrainian people and comply with the standards of free and fair elections. This was the declaration representatives of Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) made during their briefing in Ukraine Crisis Media Center. «Despite minor innumerous infringements, including presence of publicity on the election day, […]

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Olga Ayvazovska, “Opora”: The presidential elections in Ukraine were in line with Ukrainian legislation and international standards

Kyiv, May 26, 2014 – During a press briefing in Ukrainian Crisis Media Center the coordinator of the electoral programs of civic network “Opora” Olga Ayvazovska claimed that elections were fair and in line with Ukrainian legislation and international standards. According to “Opora” data, early presidential elections in Ukraine took place almost in every part […]

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Exit-poles monitoring 26 of May 2014

Exit polls suggest Petro Poroshenko has won the election with 55,6% of the vote. Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was Mr Poroshenko’s nearest rival with 12.9% of the vote, according to the exit polls. gazeta.crimea.ua Presidential elections has been officially ended in Donets region with 15,63% turnout. In Donets region six districts failed to open […]

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Andriy Magera: the elections of the President have taken place and it is an indisputable fact

Kyiv, May 26, 2014, 14:00 – Based on delivered to the Central Election Committee protocols as of this moment Poroshenko keeps the lead by the number of votes, Yuliya Tymoshenko comes in second and Oleh Lyashko takes the third place. This is the information Andriy Magera, deputy head of the Central Election Committee of Ukraine, […]

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Dayli round-up 25 of May 2014

THE WEST ON EXIT POLLS RESULTS. ВВС, Deutsche Welle, The Guardian, ITV: Journalists where focusing on the question of territorial integrity while commenting the reaction of western politicians. Overall, USA and Great Britain hailed the election while Germany expressed a “cautious optimism”. According The White House statement, US President Barack Obama looks forward to work with the […]

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CANEOM: Despite the challenges in the East of Ukraine and limited election timeframe, early presidential election were organized professionally and democratically

Kyiv, May 26, 2014 – Compared to past elections early presidential elections in Ukraine on May 25th showed improvement of the electoral system and high voter turn-out, irregularities were rare and those observed were of administrative nature. It was stated by Senator Raynell Andreychuk and former Ontario Premier Mike Harris, who presented the preliminary report […]

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US Senator Benjamin Cardin: Elections is a unique opportunity for Ukrainians to establish new Ukraine

Kyiv, May 24, 2014 – Senators of US Congress Benjamin Cardin and Robert Portman came to Ukraine as part of OSCE election monitoring group to support Ukrainians in their right to have free and fair elections. “This is a unique opportunity for Ukrainian people to participate in the elections tomorrow, to choose their leader and […]

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Oleksandr Chernenko: Voter turnout at pre-term elections of the President of Ukraine is expected at the level of 60%

Kyiv, May 24, 2014 – Oleksandr Chernenko, head of the Committee of Voters of Ukraine, during his media briefing in Ukraine Crisis Media Center stated: «On May 25 we expect high voter turnout, about 60%, that is why we do not exclude some queues at the election districts. Nevertheless, work of the Central Election Committee […]

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