Presidents of Ukraine

Klitschko to Run for Kiev Mayor, Not Interested in Presidency

Former Ukrainian heavyweight boxer and current politician Vitali Klitschko will run for mayor of Kiev instead of president.

At the end of February, Klitschko announced that he would compete for the country's top post at the May 25 elections, however he has now changed his plans, according to Interfax agency.

Yulia Tymoshenko Confirms Presidency Bid

The former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has revealed her plans to run for the country's presidency during the elections in May.

Tymoshenko revealed during a press conference that she will ask delegates of the Batkivschyna Party to nominate her as a presidential candidate during the party congress on March 29, Ukraine's Interfax agency reports.