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KIEV, March 27 /ITAR-TASS/. The Central Electoral Commission on Thursday, March 27, registered former Deputy Prime Minister Yurui Boiko as a presidential candidate.
Also officially registered as a presidential candidate was former deputy prosecutor general Renat Kuzmin.
Documents for registration have been submitted by independent candidates Mikhail Dobkin, former governor of the eastern Kharkov region, Sergei Tigipko, one of the Party of Regions leaders, and Communist Party leader Pyotr Simonenko.
Former Prime Minister and Batkivshchina (Fatherland) party leader Yulia Timoshenko has also reaffirmed her intention to run for presidency.
“I will ask the Batkivshchina congress to be held on March 29 to nominate me as a candidate for the post of chief executive. I simply must run for the presidency,” she said.
Timoshenko advocates strong presidential power in Ukraine.
The presidential elections are slated for May 25.