Photo: page Sergey Prytula in Facebook
Ukrainian TV presenter Sergey Pritula will stand for the Verkhovna Rada from the party “the Voice” musician Svyatoslav Vakarchuk. He stated this on his page in Facebook.
Prytula explained his intention to go into politics desire to “be useful to the country and its people”, as well as certain credit of trust from the citizens of Ukraine. “If I like what is happening in Ukrainian politics lately, and now even more, I probably would not do this. To step out of their comfort zone is not very nice,” he said.
Also the presenter stated that “it feels quite financially independent” person, to ensure that coming to Parliament is not an attempt to earn.
On may 16, the soloist of the band “Okean Elzy” Vakarchuk announced its intention to participate in elections to the Verkhovna Rada at the head of the party he created “the Voice.” According to him, the purpose of the party was “to destroy the old policy and create new policy”. According to recent opinion polls, his party did not pass in Parliament, gaining only 2.5 percent of the vote. Vakarchuk was already a member of Parliament elected to the Parliament in early elections in 2007. However, he wrote a letter of resignation a year later, in 2008. His decision recently, he explained that he did not want to play by the rules of the “old politics.”
Sergey Pritula — TV presenter, actor, author, and co-produced sketch show “Faina Ukraina” and “Variety show.” Also played in WHC and had been a resident of “Comedy Club UA”. In 2019, was the leading Ukrainian national selection for the Eurovision song contest. After his questions to the singer MARUV about the tour in Russia around the nation selection was a scandal. In the end, in 2019 Ukraine refused to send participants for the competition.
Regular elections to the Ukrainian Parliament was scheduled to be held in October. The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky on may 21 signed a decree on early termination of powers of Parliament and called early elections for July 21.
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