24 May 2019, 11:48

Top news stories of the morning: Election campaign started in Ukraine, Klykh went on a hunger strike, Presidential Administration reminded that Crimea is Ukraine


Today, July 24, in Ukraine, the start of the process of early elections to the Verkhovna Rada, which are scheduled for July 21, has been launched. The election campaign for parliament starts in accordance with the law the day after the presidential decree on the dissolution of the Rada is promulgated.

In the upcoming election, the party of President Volodymyr Zelensky “The Servant of the People” will be headed by the Adviser to the Head of state and the ex-speaker of his campaign headquarters, Dmitry Razumkov, according to the Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Ruslan Ryaboshapka.

Kremlin prisoner Stanislav Klykh went on a hunger strike. The political prisoner’s mother reported that this is a call addressed to President Volodymyr Zelensky from behind the red brick walls of the Upper Ural fort of loneliness and darkness. Klykh can not tolerate neither cold in the cell, nor bad food.

The Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine, Andriy Bogdan, answering the question of whether there could be any compromises on the return of the Crimea to resolve the conflict in Donbas, said that the position of the President and his team is that Crimea is Ukraine.