Ukraine presidential elections - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Ukraine presidential elections


Comedian poised to take over presidency in Ukraine vote

Apr 21, 2019 - 3:35 PM

(UPDATED) Volodymyr Zelensky has tapped into widespread frustration over graft, poverty and a conflict with separatists that has claimed some 13,000 lives

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS. Ukrainian comic actor, showman and presidential frontrunner Volodymyr Zelensky surrounded by cameramen and photographers plays table tennis with a journalist ahead of the provisional results at the headquarter in Kiev on March 31, 2019. Photo by Genya Savilov / AFP

Exiled Yanukovych slams Poroshenko ahead of Ukraine vote

Feb 06, 2019 - 11:50 PM

Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych warns that Petro Poroshenko winning a second term in office would have 'unpredictable consequences' for Ukraine

Putin tells Ukraine rebels to delay referendums

May 07, 2014 - 10:34 PM

UPDATED President Vladimir Putin says Russia has pulled back its troops who are now in places of regular exercises at training grounds and not at the Ukrainian border

SIGNED. Russia's President Vladimir Putin addresses a joint session of Russian parliament on Crimea in the Kremlin in Moscow on March 18, 2014. Photo by Sergei Ilnitsky / Pool Photo / AFP

France says 'nothing must hinder' Ukraine vote

May 05, 2014 - 8:56 PM

French President Francois Hollande says that the presidential ballot must be held in all of Ukraine on May 25

UKRAINE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION. French President Francois Hollande says the presidential ballot "must be held in all of Ukraine, which implies that a general agreement must be found so that the election and its result are accepted." Photo by Yoan Valat/EPA