it had been categorically against the fact that her husband wanted to be President, said Olena Selenska before the first round of the presidential elections in Ukraine, a Kiev newspaper. The office of the Ukrainian head of state would mean a lot to big changes for your family that includes two sons. As First Lady you don't see for a long time.
That was a little Flirty, because her husband, Vladimir Selenski, led convincingly in the polls.
The incumbent must have a residue
catch up On Monday three-quarters of the votes had been counted, and then There will be a second ballot, and Olena Selenska must enter the thoughts of a future in the presidential Palace, at least closer. Selenski, an actor with no political experience, who plays the President, so far, only on TV, has won the first round of the Ukrainian presidential election by a large margin. A comedian against chocolate Oligarch, the duel in the second round is in three weeks, on Easter Sunday. The mood of the old political elites and to many Western diplomats in Kiev fluctuates between confusion and horror.
The confectionery producer and the incumbent, Petro Poroshenko now has three weeks time, the considerable backlog. He started on Monday with a campaign on Twitter, where mainly Selenskis trailer to move. While the Challenger makes his voters are still largely in the dark, what he would start with the President, formulated Poroshenko has two clear objectives. On the day of his election, he would take "important steps" to the Donbas and the Russian-annexed Crimea back. And at the end of his second term in office, the membership of Ukraine in EU and Nato.
The first round of the election was a "serious lesson", which he understood, - assured Poroshenko. He added: "We will let the puppet Kolomoiskis no Chance." With puppet, the President says his Challenger, and he plays on allegations circulating in the country: Selenski is a new face on the political stage, his candidacy, but a perfidious deception. In the Background one of the most powerful figures of the old political Elite pulling the strings.
A billionaire in the Background
The 56-year-old Oleg Kolomoiski is not only Long been a Nemesis Poroshenko, but also richer than this. His fortune is currently estimated at one and a half billion euros, the Poroshenko is under a billion. For a long time controlled Kolomoiski, with its "Private Bank", the Ukrainian financial system. His influence is still great, although the government privatized three years ago, the institution of "national". The Ukrainian edition of the business magazine "Forbes" means, however, have identified Kolomoiski, who lives most of the time in Israel, little. His Manager remained.
some time Ago, the "Ukrainska Pravda", which hides its proximity to the Poroshenko hardly reported, by the conspiracy of some of the oligarchs against the head of state. The men that made Poroshenko, five years ago, to the President, to be with each other spider enemy, in a, however, agree: you want to get rid of Poroshenko, because he could not fulfill the expectations in the neo-liberal economic reforms is sufficient. Kolomoiski games in this conspiracy a Central role.
Tymoshenko makes problems
That there is a connection between the billionaire and Selenski, is no secret. The television series "servants of the people", in which the comedian plays the main role, running in a TV channel belonging to Kolomoyskyi. Both assure, of course, between them there is only this connection. In fact, a presidential candidate got to Kolomoiskis channel a lot of air time and positive reports to: Yulia Tymoshenko. The had come Kolomoiskis support in numerous campaigns, both from the steel city of Dnepropetrovsk. In order to prevent Poroshenko, drove Kolomoiski, may be a two-pronged approach.More about
presidential election in the Ukraine comedian Selenski is in the first round of clear on the front
This could be a pointer for the output of the second round of voting. Selenski should be able to Tymoshenko's followers on his side, would take the comedian to the victory. The Problem with Yulia Tymoshenko is currently. The 58-Year-old, which was long regarded as a future President, is locked. She refused on Monday to recognize the results. You should select even after the announcement of the official results of the second ballot, she wants to go due to "Manipulation and vote-buying" before the court.