Former Ukrainian Prime Minister, head of the " Department of rescue of Ukraine ", Mykola Azarov shocked by the quick reaction of the US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt on elections in local authorities in the country.
according to the Ukrainian media, Pyatt on a reciprocal meeting with the head of state of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in the morning on the first day of the week paid homage to the Ukrainian people of their right to vote in local elections. According to him, the elections in many respects " reflect the will of the Ukrainian people and respect democratic norms ".
"I was struck by the reaction of the US Ambassador. At 9 a.m. on the first day of the week, having absolutely no data, he said that the elections were held successfully in high standards and so on. Already happened it is known that the elections have been cancelled, just cancelled, this never happened in Ukraine, in the big city of Mariupol with a population of five hundred thousand people in Krasnoarmiisk, Zletovo and a number of other settlements. Two hundred and forty sections not opened, the turnout on the part of the polling stations did not exceed 10% ", - Azarov said on Wednesday at a press conference in the capital of Russia, who presented the report " Results of local elections in Ukraine and their implications for the state."
in Ukraine in the October 25 local elections were held. However in Mariupol due to the lack of ballot papers could not begin its work 205 polling stations, from-for what inhabitants were deprived of the right to participate in elections. Valaisiana also took place in Krasnoarmeysk, Donetsk region, where the territorial election Commission invalidated because they were printed in a private press. Though the CEC on a Sunday and ordered a red army Commission to give the ballots to the districts and to start the electoral process, However this has not been, and in the evening the police declared that the head of the Krasnoarmeysky municipal election Commission is missing the seal of the Commission.
in the last month of summer Azarov said about creating a " Department of rescue of Ukraine ", whose goal will be to change the current leadership of the country. The candidate for the position of head of state, the members of the Department chose the former people's Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr Oliynyk. The Prosecutor General's office of Ukraine opened criminal proceedings against the Department on suspicion of calls for seizure of state power.