Matiyeshyn on Europe, through a Ukrainian eye

Archives for Elections

Parliamentary elections in Ukraine haven’t finished yet, and the EU already worries about the presidential elections. The overwhelming majority of the European observers don’t expect positive results from the elections to the parliament of Ukraine. Their honesty and transparency is doubted already. Over the last year the President of Ukraine hasn’t made any visit to… » read more

Posted by Ivan Matiyeshyn

The current Ukraine-Russia relations are overfilled with negative. The keywords which characterize them are risks and threats. The renewal of equal relations with Russia was the main slogan of the present Ukrainian authorities at the last presidential elections. It turned out that Russian elites aren’t going to justify optimistical hopes of Ukraine. The historical Russian… » read more

Posted by Ivan Matiyeshyn

On August 13 the submission of documents to the Central Election Commission for registration of party lists and candidates in majority districts has officially ended in Ukraine. According to the legislation, already on August 20 all participants of the electoral process, who will start their pre-electoral campaign the next day, will become known. The main… » read more

Posted by Ivan Matiyeshyn

Since the very beginning of Ukrainian independence citizens of Ukraine have always treated governmental institutes with vigilance and mistrust. However, apparently it is the first time in Ukraine that the number of the dissatisfied with their activity has reached critical limits. According to July sociological surveys, 71% of the population of Ukraine doesn’t trust the… » read more

Posted by Ivan Matiyeshyn

According to the legislation of Ukraine, the parliamentary electoral campaign has started on July 30. The elections, which will take place on October 28, are conducted by the mixed system – 225 members of parliament (MPs) are elected by party lists and 225 – in majority districts. Already on August 20 all registered candidates, both… » read more

Posted by Ivan Matiyeshyn