The results of the local elections in Odessa reveals that Kiev could not suppress the spirit of opposition in the South-East of Ukraine, said the ex-Premier, now head of the " Department of rescue of Ukraine ", Mykola Azarov.
The Odessa election Commission on Tuesday night announced the victory of incumbent mayor Gennady Trukhanov, who was of the Party of regions, the ruling under the previous authorities. He's already in the first round of elections of the mayor with 52% of the vote. The main competitor of Trukhanov - Borovik (Advisor to the head of Odessa Mikhail Saakashvili) - score 25, 7%. He declared the election fraudulent, than it has supported Saakashvili. The Governor of Odessa region said that the political power gathers a protest.
"crystal-clear that, despite severe repression, in the South-East to the Kiev regime could not extinguish opposition to it mood. This was demonstrated by the elections in Odessa, for example, where the incumbent mayor voted almost 50% have come to elections, and in the first round He was obliged to be announced by the mayor. But since against him were proteges of Mr. Saakashvili, there're at present the militia why-that carries out the withdrawal of the protocols from polling stations, " - said Azarov.
according to him, currently the government is trying to make a statement about falsification of results of elections in g." While in Kiev rigging was obvious, " - said Azarov.