Kyiv’s hot races: City mayor vs. Svoboda activist

Author: Svitlana Tuchynska All articles by this author

More about Svitlana Tuchynska

Oct. 30, 2012 17:28
215 159
Kyiv Mayor Halyna Gerega and member of Kyiv Oblast Council Andriy Illenko
Photo by,

When acting Kyiv Mayor Halyna Gerega decided to run for parliament, she probably did not anticipate tough competition from a 25-year-old Svoboda Party activist.

As the vote count progresses in district 215 on the left bank of Kyiv, it is still unclear if Gerega will win over Andriy Illenko.

Exclusive article

To support independent journalism in Ukraine and gain access to this Kyiv Post exclusive article, please subscribe.

A Kyiv Post digital subscription is only $1.15 per week - the price of a cup of coffee!

Why support us? There are five reasons to subscribe to Kyiv Post.

Learn More
Subscribe now

215 159

The Kyiv Post is hosting comments to foster lively public debate through the Disqus system. Criticism is fine, but stick to the issues. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks will be removed from the site. The Kyiv Post will ban flagrant violators. If you think that a comment or commentator should be banned, please flag the offending material.

comments powered by Disqus

Read more in {{sectionName}} section

All in {{sectionName}} section