Yulia Tymoshenko, the candidate for the presidency in Ukraine, leader of Batkivshchyna political party, stated that any of the candidates, who enter the second tour of the presidential elections, are able to solve the challenges faced by Ukraine as 112.ua reported.
“The country is in the crisis, war, economic devastation, extreme poverty and demolition of the institutions of governance. Ukraine faces great challenges, the misfortune is great. I think that any of the candidates, who enter the second tour according to the decision of the Central Election Commission, will cope with these challenges and stop war and misfortune,” Tymoshenko stated.
As of 2 p.m., April 2, Volodymyr Zelensky enters the second tour of the elections with 30,23% of votes, while Petro Poroshenko is second with 15,92%.
Earlier the Central Election Commission published the results of the voting abroad. Over 55,000 Ukrainians participated in the elections abroad. According to the information, Poroshenko gained38,93% of votes, Zelensky got 26,01% and Anatoly Hrytsenko has 10,64%. Other candidates got less than 10% of the votes.
The voters’ turnout in Ukraine made 63,45% and 62,71% as of 8:00 p.m., March 31.