Most of our compatriots are expected at sites in Germany, Italy, Poland and the United States.
From Australia to the USA. From Antarctica to Scandinavia. Ukrainians will vote around the world. And for three whole days.
Half-truck newsletters. This pile of documents today was escorted to overseas polling stations by almost the entire composition of the CEC.
72 states. Ukrainians will vote almost in half the countries of the world. In order for them to exercise their right to vote, over 420 thousand ballots will be delivered abroad. Most of our compatriots are expected at sites in Germany, Italy, Poland and the United States.
And only 33 bulletins will go to Qatar. There will only vote in the Ukrainian embassy.
Small plots are created even for our peacekeepers with military units in the Congo and Kosovo. It is interesting that our citizens will give the first votes precisely abroad, and not at home. Because of the time difference.
"If we take the time difference, then in our foreign constituency somewhere around three days the voting process takes place", Says Olga Lotyuk, a member of the Central Election Commission.
Elections begin at one o’clock on Kiev time. And our voters in Australia vote. They start first. And they are completed in San Francisco.
And in Australia, and in the USA, and also in Canada, Belgium and France. Leading and journalists "Today" vote there first among the Ukrainians. And they will show with what mood our compatriots do it.
In total, the CEC created 101 foreign polling stations, where the ballots will be transmitted.
"We will transfer to diplomatic couriers, send them to our airport by our employees. "Borispol" and aircraft commanders to the respective countries. Well, we will transfer to our embassy staff in order for them to carry out the transport of official vehicles. Today is the last day when Ukrainian voters could change the place for the will. Including abroad. And far from all have taken advantage of this right. If the desire and opportunity to vote will arise before the likely second round, remember – to write an application and submit the necessary documents will have to everyone who gives a vote not on registration. Even if you have gone through such a procedure before the first, says Svyatoslav Drach, and. about. Head of the General Secretariat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Recall earlier "Today" understood, what can not be done in the elections: a ban on masks and scandal because of symbolism. We learned why it is impossible to photograph the ballot during voting and what other taboos for voters on election day.
It also became known how to make election ballots. Each bulletin cost the state treasury 4 hryvnias 26 kopecks, which is four times more expensive than in previous elections.
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