Joint Press conference of Domestic Observers and International Experts

27 May 2014, at 11.00 (simultaneous translation Ukrainian - English provided)

NEW LOCATION: Building of the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine, Khreschatik 27a, Kyiv

In times of deeply  strained relations Russian civil society observers have joined Ukrainian colleagues as a sign of solidarity for free and fair elections.

The Committee of Voters of Ukraine (CVU) , the Civil Network OPORA and 200 Russian observers from the European Platform for Democratic Elections (EPDE) will present findings and expectations for the future.


Oleksandr Chernenko, Director General of all-Ukrainian non-governmental organization “Committee of voters of Ukraine” (CVU)

Olha Aivazovska, Chairperson of the Board of Civil network OPORA

Janusz Onyszkiewicz, former Minister of Defense, Poland, MEP

Stefanie Schiffer, Secretary of European Platform for Democratic Elections (EPDE)

Roman Udot, Senior Election Expert, European Platform for Democratic Elections (EPDE)



International Media Centre

Khreshchatyk 27a, Kyiv

(Buildung of the Union of Journalists of Ukraine (2nd floor, conference hall)


CVU and OPORA represent two biggest domestic election observation organisations, which deploy up to 6000 observers to all regions of Ukraine.

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