Maria Sharapova gets into quarterfinal of WTA tournament in StuttgartSport April 27, 21:16
Russia, Japan to hold bilateral year of culture in 2018World April 27, 20:49
Angela Merkel’s visit to Moscow – pragmatism above all elseRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 27, 19:18
Japanese businessmen and officials to visit South Kuril Islands in summerWorld April 27, 18:46
Putin, Abe call for quickest restart of talks on Korean settlementRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 27, 18:32
Russian diplomat accuses White Helmets of supporting terrorismRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 27, 17:54
Putin's spokesman warns against attempts to hold unauthorized rallies in MoscowRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 27, 16:43
Russian Foreign Ministry says situation on Korean Peninsula is degradingRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 27, 16:42
Moscow outraged by Macron team’s refusal to give accreditation to Russian mediaRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 27, 16:41
Kiev mayoral elections are scheduled for May 25, simultaneously with Ukrainian presidential elections. Earlier, Klitschko openly refused from the presidential race and declared his intention to focus on the Kiev mayoral race, putting the issue of fighting corruption in the center of his electoral program.
The metropolitan election committee will accept documents for registration of mayoral candidates until April 30. Документы на регистрацию кандидатов на пост мэра столичная избирательная комиссия будет принимать до 30 апреля. Upon decision of Central Election Committee, a mayoral candidate should make an electoral deposit amounting to 52,934 hryvnias ($4,603).
Earlier, plans to take charge of Kiev were announced by ex-chair of Kiev town hall Ivan Saliy, parliamentarian Lesya Orobets, European Party leader Mykola Katerynchuk, actual head of Kiev town hall Volodymyr Bondarenko (Batkivshchyna party), MP from the Svoboda faction Andriy Illenko. According to the results of one of the latest public opinion polls, Vitali Klitschko has the biggest chances to win the elections: so far, 52.5% of voters are ready to choose him.