Although technically in Ukraine held free and fair Elections, voters had to choose among the poor the number of candidates representing their disappointment and failed expectations, writes.
1st round of elections to local self-government were held in Ukraine on 25 October on a new electoral law. Elections of local councils and mayors of small towns with number of voters not more than 90 thousand were held in one round, and in major cities, if the candidates gets more than 50% of the votes, was re-appointed valaisiana.
the maker recalls that after the Euromaidan in the country there was optimism when national elections were configured to reform the government coalition of President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
"The past two years have weakened this optimism, if not more, and tested the tolerance of the electorate. In reality, the sadness now covers most of the country (not necessarily the absolute majority) supporting reforms ", - reported in the material.
Of the 130 political blocs and parties, only a dozen conducted an active political campaign in this election in 2 or more areas, the magazine writes, stressing that the main players and for that reason the winners of the election have become the fabric of local oligarchs and political patrons.
Partly the fault of the national parties is the result of financial dependence on most of these oligarchs. But part of the reason for equally the stalled reforms at the national level: the promised Poroshenko informed on internal reforms seen little progress, reported in the publication.
"however, the exchange rate collapsed, the level of unemployment has increased very quickly, swiped inflation, and pensioners just fine.