The candidates for the presidency of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Volodymyr Zelensky shook hands before the debates began. Before that, Petro Poroshenko unexpectedly violated the regulations and came to the scene of Zelensky at NSC Olimpiyskyi.
On April 7, Poroshenko stated that he waited for Volodymyr Zelensky on April 14 at Olympiysky Stadium.
In his turn, Zelensky stated he wanted to hold the debates with Poroshenko on April 19 at Olympiysky Stadium.
On April 10, Olympiysky Stadium reported that it got two applications for holding debates from two presidential candidates Volodymyr Zelensky and Petro Poroshenko.
Presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelensky reported that free tickets for the fan zone at NSC Olimpiysky stadium were available. Thus, some viewers will be able to watch the debates between Zelensky and the incumbent president Petro Poroshenko on the stadium for free.
Later it was reported that Olympic NSC would not sell tickets for the debates of the presidential candidates Volodymyr Zelensky and Petro Poroshenko.