In the presidential race in Ukraine is the comedian Selenskij initial results indicate that clearly in the lead. The policy newcomer will compete in three weeks in a runoff against incumbent President Poroshenko.
The comedian Vladimir Selenskij is the presidential election in Ukraine, the first results that clearly ahead of the incumbent, Petro Poroshenko. More than half of all votes cast, was counted out in the Morning. The results were in line with forecasts from Sunday evening.
Accordingly, Selenskij came to 30.2 percent, while Poroshenko was far behind with 16.6 per cent. The former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko achieved according to the election Commission, with 13.7 percent. Tymoshenko was questioned after the publication of the election forecasts, is the result of manipulation spoken.
on Sunday evening, Poroshenko described his poor showing as sobering. He had understood the Signal of the voters, he explained. Without an absolute majority for one of the candidates Selenskij and Poroshenko in three weeks, on Easter Sunday, need to dial in the stitch.
presidential elections in Ukraine: political newcomer Selenskij lies ahead
issues of the day at 22:45, 31.03.2019, Demian von Osten, WDR
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