The results of the voting in Parliament in a “grey zone” of Donbass

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The independent candidate Alexander Kovalev won the elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in single-mandate constituency in the Donetsk region. This policy need only 220 votes, follows from the data of the Ukrainian Central election Commission.

52-year-old candidate was a candidate in district No. 51, which is adjacent to the zone of hostilities in the East of Ukraine and is included in the so-called grey area. The district consists of three settlements, the vote was attended by 676 voters. For Kovalev voted 220 people (33 per cent), its closest competitor received 124 votes (18 percent).

According to “the Ukrainian truth”, Kovalev headed the public organization “Nobody but us”, which unites participants of combat operations in Afghanistan. During mass protests in Kiev in 2014 he helped to take out the fighters of special forces “Berkut” Maidan Nezalezhnosti in Kyiv. Also, the General Prosecutor’s office suspected him of facilitating the concealment of weapons.

Earlier on 22 July it was reported that Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Hope Savchenko, who is tried to be re-elected to Parliament in the same constituency, and Kovalev, voted only eight people. Savchenko called the election “dirty and disgusting”, but said that would not challenge their results.

Early parliamentary elections were held in Ukraine on Sunday, July 21. After processing 76,34% of the ballots, the party of President Vladimir Zelensky retains leadership, gaining 42,77% of the votes. Also in Parliament, according to this, are the party of “Opposition platform For life” (12.99 percent), “European solidarity” (8.35 percent), “Fatherland” (8.08 percent) and “the Voice” (6.12 percent).

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