Ukraine’s presidential candidates pass probes for drug and alcohol use

20:35, 5 April 2019

Petro Poroshenko and Volodymyr Zelensky, the candidates who run for the president's office in Ukraine passed the probes for possible use of drugs or alcohol. Poroshenko was tested at the anti-doping centre of the state-run Olimpiysky stadium, while Zelensky turned to a private lab, assuming that the blood test results at Olimpiysky could not be objective.

Ukraine's prominent boxer Wladimir Klitschko offered that the candidates are tested at WADA, the World Anti-Doping Agency, the authoritative, independent and unbiased authority.