Observer at presidential elections in Ukraine, lawyer Andrei Khilko, demanding to withdraw the nomination of the head of the first round, Vladimir Zelensky, said the bribery came to the Polls free tickets to the debate.
The claim information is published on the Internet representation of the publication " the Country. Ua ". Its Creator accused Zelensky that He posted a Facebook announcement of the start of registration for the debate at the Olympics.
A court in Kiev on the first day weekend evening for a couple of hours before the start of the 2nd round of elections began to consider the application for cancellation of registration of candidate for the post of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.
The headquarters of the leader of the first round, which, according to opinion polls, are willing to Express support for more than 70% of the population of Ukraine, this claim has been called " nonsense ".
"There is no legal basis for filing this claim and Its satisfaction, and It has no prospects ", - quotes the expression of the chief counsel staff Vadim Galaychuk Telegram-command channel Zelensky.
in the process of the meeting the representative of the defendant asked the Court to fully reject the claims. The Commissioner of the Central election Commission, which is a third party in the case, also spoke out against the claim.
Khilko prior to the hearing said that it will take to reschedule the hearing and bring the 2nd side. He says that is not the claim of the desire of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, and is an observer of social organization.
legally, the CEC may take the decision to cancel the registration of the candidate for the position of head of state in 2nd round no later than 30 days before the voting day in some cases: personal statements, termination of citizenship, the change of the applicant's place of residence outside Ukraine, recognition of the candidate for the position of head of state is incapacitated.
If the candidate submitted to the Central electoral Commission a written notice of his withdrawal from the vote and the CEC decided about the cancellation of registration of a candidate after the deadline, a Second ballot is held by one candidate. While the law does not specify whether a candidate can be dismissed by the court.
Presidential elections were held in Ukraine on 31 March. None of the candidates obtained the necessary for victory in the first round number of votes. The second round will be held on April 21. It will be attended by the head Petro Poroshenko and the leader of the first round Vladimir Zelensky.