6 Feb 2019 19:04

Number of Ukrainian presidential candidates rose to 37

KYIV. Feb 6 (Interfax) - The Ukrainian Central Elections Committee (CEC) has registered another three Ukrainian presidential candidates at the presidential election due on March 31.

The CEC has registered MP Yuriy Tymoshenko expelled from the People's Front faction, economist Ondriy Novak nominated by the Patriot party, a candidate from the Stability party and the president of the Mariupol Football Federation, Vasyl Zhuravlyov, as presidential candidates at its meeting on Wednesday, an Interfax correspondent reported.

The CEC has thus already registered 37 Ukrainian presidential candidates as of February 6. The registration of candidates will end on February 8.

The CEC earlier registered former Ukrainian Ecology Minister Ihor Shevchenko, Lviv Mayor and Samopomich party leader Andriy Sadovy, former Ukrainian Security Service chief and leader of the Justice movement Valentyn Nalyvaichenko, Social Democratic Party leader Serhiy Kaplin, self-nominee Vitaliy Skotsyk, former defense minister and Civil Position party leader Anatoliy Hrytsenko, Nashi Party leader Yevhen Murayev, Verkhovna Rada member Vitaliy Kupriy, Verkhovna Rada Healthcare Committee head Olha Bohomolets, leader of the 5.10 party and businessman Hennadiy Balashov, former Ukrainian State Fiscal Service chief Roman Nasirov, Verkhovna Rada member Oleksandr Shevchenko, and co-founder of Opposition Platform - For Life Yuriy Boiko, Batkivshchyna leader Yulia Tymoshenko, Radical Party leader Oleh Lyashko, Oleksandr Vilkul of the Opposition Bloc - Party of Peace and Development, Verkhovna Rada deputy Dmytro Dobrodomov, self-nominee and Verkhovna Rada deputy Arkady Kornatsky and former Verkhovna Rada speaker Oleksandr Moroz, head of the Ukrainian Socialist party Ilya Kyva, Svoboda party nominee Ruslan Koshulynsky, self-nominee Oleksandr Danylyuk, Osnova Party leader Serhiy Taruta, showman Volodymyr Zelenskiy, self-nominee Mykola Haber, leader of the Patriotic Party of Ukraine, independent MP Yuriy Derevianko, who was nominated by the Volya (Will) party, Roman Bezsmertnyi, an independent, Revival Party parliamentarian Viktor Bondar, and the independent parliamentarian Viktor Kryvenko.