The head of the Central election Commission of Ukraine Mykhailo Okhendovsky has confirmed that his Deputy Zhanna Usenko-Black declared a hunger strike due to political pressure on the members of the CEC after the local elections in Ukraine.
The term of office of 12 of the fifteen members of the current composition of the CEC expired in June 2014. Because of this, a number of factions of the Ukrainian Parliament called the Commission's decision illegitimate.
about what Usenko-Black declared a hunger strike in the morning on the last working day of the week, said local media. For example, in the explanation of the publication "" it is said that certain people's deputies of the Verkhovna Rada threaten the CEC members with physical violence. Usenko-Chorna also said that she was admitted to the hospital. In her expressions, she declares a hunger strike until then, as long as the head and the Parliament will not accept a conclusion On reformatting the CEC, because this matter is in their jurisdiction.
"and in truth this information is confirmed. I have not had the opportunity to talk to her in person on the phone because she is in the clinic