NSC Olimpiyskiy in Kyiv is being actively prepared to the political debates of the presidential candidates which will be held on April 19. According to the Internal Ministry, 60,000 viewers will come to the event. Ukraine’s Minister of Sports and Youth Igor Zhdanov said that today, on April 17, all the respective services had a meeting. He also published the pictures made inside the stadium.
A stage and a special cover are mounted on the stadium (Poroshenko’s headquarters were against this).
Presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelensky reported that free tickets for the fan zone at NSC Olimpiysky stadium are now available. Thus, some viewers will be able to watch the debates between Zelensky and the incumbent president Petro Poroshenko on the stadium for free.
Previously, the teams of presidential candidates Petro Poroshenko and Volodymyr Zelensky signed the agreement with the NSC Olimpiysky stadium. The deal foresees that the presidential debates would take place on the arena on April 19, said Oleg Medvedev, the speaker of Poroshenko's HQ.