Party Poroshenko conceded on elections to the Verkhovna Rada

During a meeting in the Verkhovna Rada, June 2014

On Sunday, Ukraine held elections to the Rada. Vacant for various reasons, were seven seats. The election aroused great interest: seven of the mandates claimed by 378 people. Respondents RBC experts explained to the excitement is the fact that in the Verkhovna Rada the ruling coalition there is no stable majority, increasing the value of each vote.

According to preliminary data from the bloc of Petro Poroshenko (BPP) wins none of the candidates, but the victory can expect independent candidates, which the President’s party supported. Supported BPP candidate is leading in the river (former Dnepropetrovsk) and in the Chernihiv region. In the river after treatment 95% of protocols is in the lead by a volunteer and Advisor to the Minister of defense of Ukraine Tatiana Rychkova (44,83%). Its main rival — Zagid Krasnov, supported by the Opposition bloc, while gaining 36%. In third place is almost full namesake of Rychkova Tatiana Rychkova. The candidates only differ in middle name. The use of “doubles” became one of the most popular elective technologies, pointed out Ukrainian observers. In the river were registered at four Krasnov, Rychkovyh, tomtchuk and two Momot. Rychkov in the elections supported the Bloc Petro Poroshenko.

In Chernihiv region after counting 72% of the vote in the lead supported by BPP the independent candidate Maksym mykytas, it is 32% of the vote. In the second place candidate from the opposition Batkivshchyna Yuriy Vlasenko.

Expect to win until maybe the candidate of Blok Petro Poroshenko in Ivano-Frankivsk region Sergey Nasalik, brother of Igor Nasalik whose transition to work in the government and triggered elections in the district. While Nasalik is the second: after counting 77% of the votes he’s got 19% of the votes, and the leader of the party DILL Viktor Shevchenko (21,29%). In third place Olga Sikora, of the Fatherland.

Batkivschyna can count on an additional two seats in Parliament after the elections. In the Poltava region is the leader Ruslan Bohdan, and in the Kherson region Yuriy Odarchenko. The lawyer of the Russian Alexander Alexandrov, Valentin Rybin, also standing in Kherson, while gaining 0.3% of the votes.

In addition to Shevchenko, the leader in Ivano-Frankivsk, candidate DILL and conducts elections in Volyn region. There processed 94% of the protocols 57% supported Irina Konstankevych, the candidate of the DILL. In second place was the candidate of the Fatherland Kirlia Lyudmila, candidate of the Block Poroshenko Yuriy Kulachek ranks fifth from 4.04%

The least ballots (8,27%) counted in the Luhansk region. Leader with intermediate result 40% the candidate from the party “Our land” Sergey Shakhov. This party is associated with first Deputy head of the presidential administration Vitaliy Kovalchuk, RBC-Ukraine.

The President’s team relied on five mandates after the elections and the emphasis is on independent candidates, but so far we can predict that its candidates will receive two seats, says Ukrainian political scientist Vladimir Fesenko. The relative failure of the authorities he explains that on the ground many of the parties put forward strong candidates, the Fatherland in Kherson advanced popular ex-Governor Odarchenko. In the end, the coalition in the Parliament will not be significantly strengthened. Fesenko also draws the attention of not what to win can not count none of the candidates supported by the Opposition bloc. In Lugansk region, previously considered the preserve of the opposition, leading candidate from the party “Our land”, which can be considered loyal to the presidential team, said Fesenko.