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.
Presidential elections has been officially ended in Donets region with 15,63% turnout. In Donets region six districts failed to open up out of 23, including Kirovsk city.
Only 2 districts out of 12 were working during presidential elections in Luhansk region.
It is said that Petro Poroshenko after his inauguration could change the head of Lvivsk regional administration. Two people are considered as candidates for this position: MP Yaroslav Dubnevich and businessman Yaroslav Rushchyshyn.
Leaders of Donetsk People’s Republic confirm their readiness to talk to newly elected president, but only with the representative from Russia.
The interim head of Luhansk regional administration Iryna Verygina proposes to dismiss Luhansk regional council. She states that deputies of the council have done everything to hinder Ukrainians vote and need to bear criminal responsibility.
Presidential Administration will not accept the decision of the initiative group of members of Luhansk regional council to oust the interim head of Luhansk regional administration Iryna Verygina.