MOSCOW March 31 – RIA Novosti. Ukraine in the preservation of power Poroshenko waiting for a complete rupture of economic ties with Russia, "including gas pipelines," said the Chairman of the Federation Council's International Affairs Committee Konstantin Kosachev.
Presidential elections held in Ukraine on Sunday. On this day races in Facebook Poroshenko on his page he called the conditions under which it will be possible equitable bilateral dialogue between Kiev and Moscow. According to him, Ukraine "will continue to go its own way, coming back home, to Europe, and to tear the shackles of Moscow."
For president claim 39 candidates, a record. In the presidential race leader showman Vladimir Zelensky, a week before the election, his rating has exceeded 30%. Current head of state ready to support about 17% of citizens, leader of the "Fatherland" Yulia Tymoshenko – 12.5%. Sociologists believe that the next president will be determined in the second round.
For the first time in these elections as observers will not be Russian citizens. Moscow believes that the Kyiv refusal to admit observers from Russia calls into question the legitimacy of the electoral process, as well as the possibility of recognition of its results. In addition, due to the closure of sites in Russia, as well as the failure of the elections on the territory of the uncontrolled Kiev Donbass, seven to ten million citizens of Ukraine will not be able to vote.