In the Parliament may receive the first black Deputy in the lists of candidates of the party of President Vladimir Zelensky “servant of the people” appears in Greco-Roman style Jean Beleniuk. About it writes “Strenia”.
It is noted that the athlete has already explained his intentions in politics. “The main goal is the development of sports in Ukraine, sporting movement, that our nation was healthy, athletic and showed good results in the international arena”, — he said.
The fighter also said that the presidential election voted for Zelensky and sees an opportunity to “change the situation” with him.
Beleniuk was born in Kiev in 1991, and his mother is Ukrainian, and father is Rwandan. He grew up in Ukraine, graduated from the local school, played football, basketball, karate, Ukrainian folk dances.
He is the silver medalist of the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, as well as world and European champion. In addition, is an honored master of sports of Ukraine.
Earlier, on 9 June Kiev hosted a pre-election Congress of the party “servant of the people” and “European solidarity”, the former head of state Petro Poroshenko. The event was presented first lists of candidates for election to the Parliament. In particular, the list of the party of the incumbent President was headed by the Director and one of the leaders of staff Dmitry Zelensky Razumkov. On the 10th line of the list was listed Beleniuk.
Elections to the Verkhovna Rada scheduled for July 21. According to the latest preliminary survey conducted by the sociological group “Rating”, the Parliament can pass five parties: “the Servant of the people”, supporting the President Zelensky; “the Opposition platform — For life”; “European solidarity” (formerly BPP) Poroshenko, Batkivshchyna Yulia Tymoshenko and the party “the Voice” frontman “Okean Elzy” Svyatoslav Vakarchuk.
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