Over 6050 citizens of Ukraine, who are serving their punishments in foreign penal institutions, will not be able to vote in presidential elections. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine stated as RBK-Ukraine reported.
“According to the information provided by the Department of Consular Service of the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the number of citizens of Ukraine serving their sentence abroad is 6050 people on December 2018”, - the report said.
Today, March 30, the election silence is in Ukraine before the first round of the presidential elections on March 31, under the article 57 on The elections of the president of Ukraine of the Constitution of Ukraine.
Earlier, the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Ukraine has created 199 district election commissions for the upcoming presidential election on March 31.
The election campaign has officially started on December 31, 2018. Registration of the candidates was closed on February 4, 2019, and on February 9, the final list of presidential candidates appeared.