Day of presidential debates in Ukraine

17:12, 19 April 2019

The day has come. Friday, April 19 marked the date of the presidential debates in Ukraine, with incumbent head of the state Petro Poroshenko and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky as the two candidates.

Thousands of people expressed the will to see the event live. The unofficial venue of the debates is NSC Olimpiysky stadium, the largest sports arena in Kyiv. Suspilne TV channel, the official broadcaster of the event aired the debates, too.

On Sunday, Poroshenko and Zelensky will go toe-to-toe in the second round of the presidential election.