Ukraine to hold local elections this October

Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada has scheduled mayoral elections to be held in ten cities and 156 populated areas (rural leaders) on October 26.

Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada has scheduled mayoral elections to be held in ten cities and 156 populated areas (rural leaders) on October 26.

A decree to that effect was favored by a majority of parliamentarians at a Tuesday evening session.

In particular, early mayoral elections are to be held in Irpin (Kiev region), Malyn (Zhytomyr region), Kirov (Donetsk region), Polonnoye (Khmelnytsky region), Horodenka (Ivano-Frankivsk region), Pochayiv (Ternopil region), Ugledar (Donetsk region), Ichnya (Chernihiv region), Sarny (Rivne region) and Lyuboml (Volynsk region).

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