Tag Archives: presidential election

Ukraine | West changes attitude to Ukrainian Poroshenko

In Ukraine, the presidential election is coming. Opponents of the Kiev regime are still unable to participate in them, but for those who recognize the government that controls most of Ukraine, there is some semblance of democracy. The incumbent president Poroshenko is fighting for his re-election and is facing stiff competition. Recently, sociologists have shown that Tymoshenko and Zelensky are ahead of him in popularity.

Ukraine | Donbass – Escalade des tensions sur fond d’élections en Ukraine

Depuis que la campagne électorale a commencé en Ukraine, la situation dans le Donbass s’est sérieusement aggravée en termes de bombardements, surtout sur les zones résidentielles et les infrastructures civiles.

Ainsi, durant les dernières 24 h, l’armée ukrainienne a violé le cessez-le-feu en République Populaire de Donetsk (RPD) à 22 reprises, tirant 260 munitions dont 85 obus de mortier de 120 mm et 82 mm. Ces tirs ont tué un soldat de la RPD, et endommagé trois maisons et un transformateur électrique, privant 3 000 personnes d’électricité à Gorlovka.

SADC calls for emergency meeting over DRC poll

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will hold an emergency meeting on Thursday in Addis Ababa to discuss Democratic Republic of Congo’s disputed presidential election, an adviser to President Joseph Kabila told Reuters.

Police Detain Six Ukrainians, One Georgian on Arms Possession Charges

Six Ukrainians and one Georgian citizen were apprehended in Tbilisi on charges of illegal arms possession, the Interior Ministry reported on December 2.

The Interior Ministry said it seized two handguns, one handmade rifle and “other types of weaponry” from the detainees’ hotel rooms.

Saakashvili calls for mass protests in Georgia

Presidential elections finished in Georgia yesterday. It was the second round, when Gergians voted for two candidates Salome Zurabishvili and Grigol Vashadze. Vashadze is an opposition politician connected to ex-president Saakashvili wanted in Georgia.

According to official data Salome Zurabishvili garnered 1,147,627 votes, accounting for 59.52% of total number of voters, while her challenger – UNM-led coalition’s Grigol Vashadze received 780,633 votes, which accounts for 40.48%. It is not enough for saakashvili, who was expelled off Ukraine and dreams of return to political life.