The situation in Odessa remained calm despite the protests in the city in connection with the announcement of results of elections of the mayor which was won by the incumbent mayor Gennady Trukhanov, said Thursday Last news in the regional Department of the Ministry of internal Affairs.
City's election Commission on Tuesday night announced the victory of incumbent mayor Gennady Trukhanov in the first round of elections of the town Governor with more than 52% of the vote. Alexander Borovik, the main competitor of Trukhanova, scored 25, 7%. He declared the election fraudulent, what it was supported by the Governor of Saakashvili. Wednesday night, the Odessa administrative court started considering the claim Borovik to the City election Commission, the courthouse has organized two rallies, one in support Borovik, the other in support of Trukhanov.
"Violations of public order were observed. There are security outfits, which preserve order in places where there may be some moments and provocations. As long as all is well, and statements on the violation of public order is not received, " - said the Agency at the time the acting head of public relations Department of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Odessa region Andrey Kostyuk.
According to Kostyuk, the city police control of the environment and in places where numerous shares, " always work full-time and freelance Workers in the form and without form ".
Local elections were held in Ukraine on 25 October on a new electoral law. In small towns with population over 90 thousand people, the mayor was elected by a simple majority of votes, and in the large cities must be assigned the second round, if none of the candidates could gain more than 50% of the vote.