Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has suffered a serious defeat at palms of comedian-turned-politician Volodymyr Zelensky, stays optimistic and has introduced plans to win subsequent parliamentary and presidential elections.
Poroshenko held a gathering along with his supporters proper on the doorstep of his administration in Kiev on Monday, thanking them and stating that their “huge victories” are nonetheless forward. After the gathering, he took to Twitter, asserting daring plans – and absolutely elevating just a few eyebrows.
Amongst different issues, Poroshenko vowed to “return to Bankovaya road” –the place the administration is situated– in 5 years, in addition to win parliamentary elections this fall. Poroshenko apparently missed Zelensky’s promise to maneuver the presidential administration from Bankovaya Road – or he’s already planning to carry it again.
Contemporary off yesterday’s election defeat, Ukrainian President Poroshenko vows to not stop politics, says his crew will win parliamentary elections, and “collectively we are going to return to Bankova Road” — the presidential administration handle — “after the subsequent presidential elections.” https://t.co/8on0mwI2CU
— Christopher Miller (@ChristopherJM) 22 апреля 2019 г.
Poroshenko’s plans are undoubtedly daring – if not outlandish altogether – certainly, given the extent of the defeat he suffered throughout elections on Sunday. The incumbent president obtained barely above 24 p.c of votes, whereas Zelensky acquired help of 73 p.c.
Poroshenko says he’s going to remain on frontline Ukrainian politics and plans on being president once more in 5 years. Daring pondering after a crushing defeat – and never the grateful convention circuit exit the west had hoped for https://t.co/IPuyCDpNBT
— max seddon (@maxseddon) 22 апреля 2019 г.
Poroshenko fared fairly properly solely within the western elements of the nation, but managed to attain a victory solely within the area of Lviv. Within the east he acquired minor help, displaying the expectedly lowest ends in Lugansk and Donetsk. The 2 areas have been a battlefield underneath Poroshenko’s rule, the place the Ukrainian military and affiliated far-right militias face anti-Kiev rebels, who rejected the Maidan coup of 2014.
Дякую кожному, хто готовий спільно боротися за європейську країну, готовий об’єднати зусилля під час парламентської кампанії, готовий зараз гуртуватися в оновлену команду, яка дозволить нам перемогти на наступних президентських виборах.#ДякуюУкраїнціpic.twitter.com/OeFo44mjbK
— Петро Порошенко (@poroshenko) 22 апреля 2019 г.
The will to take part within the upcoming parliamentary elections is a little more lifelike, but in search of to “win” them additionally seems to be fairly far-fetched. Whereas the second spherical of elections turned out to be really disastrous, Poroshenko’s efficiency through the first one was not spectacular both. He confronted over 30 different candidates and managed to get barely above 15 p.c of votes – simply sufficient to squeeze into the second spherical.
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