The man set fire to himself in the polling station in the town of Sokyriany in Chernivtsi region, said Deputy head of the Department of the "voters" Igor Babyuk.
"A man walked into a polling station and set fire to his jacket. The flame extinguished immediately, and he was removed from his station, " ? he said.
According to Babuka, police are now identifying his identity and the reasons for the action, reports the news Agency. Observers at elections to bodies of local self-government in Ukraine highlight the record number of violations. According to the Department of Elections came to the country, the violations are recorded in practice in all fields. About 20% of polling stations opened late, 237 does not open at all. The elections were initiated in all regions except Mariupol and Krasnoarmeysk, where they were cancelled. As emphasized in the territorial election Commission, this is due to errors in printing ballots. In the Opposition bloc told that the responsibility for the violation of the electoral process in Mariupol and Krasnoarmeysk is himself on the President of Ukraine Petra Poroshenko. Poroshenko ordered the Parliament to amend the law to allow elections in Mariupol In the current year. Elections are not held on Kiev-controlled territories in 125 cities and towns of Donetsk region and in 146 ? Luhansk that are in the area of so-called military operation of Kiev. Human rights activists summed up numerous violations during the electoral process and predicted a small turnout. The Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine has already received over 340 reports related to violations during the elections. According to local authorities, turnout for local elections in all regions of Ukraine not more than 20%. The lowest turnout ? About 11% came to the polls ? notes in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.