"In the days is determined who will govern Ukraine in the next few years. The presidential election is between a 41-year-old politically untested, the tv comedian and the twelve years older, criticized the sitting president."
"the Allegations are pouring in between the presidential candidates Petro Porosjenko and Volodymyr Zelenskyj. On Sunday, the decisive round of Ukraine's presidential elections and the tactic to win votes by smearing each other is widely used."
"The incumbent president Porosjenko call tv-comedian Zelenskyj for a dishonest and populist clown. Zelenskyj would love to talk about that he believes Porosjenko unable to address Ukraine's challenges."
"the Conflict culminated in a debate scene at a football stadium in Kiev, on the Sunday before the election. The candidates had long been divided about when they would meet in a final debate, but not agreed on a date. As an advocate for Sunday appeared Porosjenko up anyway."
"was he alone. It thus became a prime location for that alone Porosjenko to keep an hour-long monologue in front of the gathered press."
"– the Presidential election is beginning to resemble a silent movie. What I don't like, the president said, and was demonstrative toward the empty podium next, according to the AFP news agency."
"Zelenskyj and Porsojenko went to number one, respectively, the second in the first round of voting on march 31. They represent different groups of the electorate and has, diametrically different backgrounds."
"the Businessman and former chokladfabrikören Petro Porosjenko, with the greatest support in western and central Ukraine, was elected president after Majdanrevolutionen 2014 that ousted his ryssvänlige representatives Viktor Yanukovych. The Europavänlige Porosjenko is considered by many to be the best options to curb Russian influence. But he is alleged to engage in nepotism, let corruption run amok and for having failed to bring an end to the devastating war in eastern Ukraine."
"Volodymyr Zelenskyj, on the otherhand, is a political newcomer – in any case in real life. The comedian, referred to as the "
"With the roots in the Russian-speaking eastern Ukraine has Zelenskyj gone to the election with promises to take action against corruption and engaging in a direct dialogue with Russia – a policy programme that skeptics call too fuzzy."
"Zelenskyj also been accused of portray himself as an independent candidate, despite the fact that he has close links to oligarch Ihor Kolomojskyj suspected of economic crime and is living in exile."
"Nevertheless, the evidence suggests that Volodymyr Zelenskyj retains its strong advantage from the first round of the election, according to a poll made by the institute KIIS."
"Of the over 2,000 surveyed voters in all districts have more than 72 per cent indicated that they intend to vote on -"
"the Intergenerational seem to have spurred Porosjenko to put in a new gear in his election campaign, according to news agency Reuters. Over the course of a few weeks, the president has established a long-promised court for corruption cases and apologized for its failures during the previous term of office."
"In the hunt for the young cast has the 53-year-old president also started to nany on the Zelenskyjs campaign strategy, which largely consisted of nicely produced videos that are posted on social media."
"– A showman can become president, but it is just sad to see a president become a showman, was Zelenskyjs comment, according to Reuters."
"Corruption is very widespread in Ukraine. In Transparency International's annual ranking last year ranked the country at 120 out of a total of 180 countries."
"Bribery is common among elected politicians who are rarely held accountable for their actions. The Ukrainian judiciary is often accused to be controlled by the rich oligarkers influence."
"The incumbent president Petro Porosjenko has recently set up a Ukrainian antikorruptionsdomstol, but has itself been linked to a pengatvättsskandal from 2015 of investigative journalists."
"Source: Transparency International m.fl."