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The first round of the elections took place on June 26, 1994 and the second round was on July 10, 1994. As a result of the election the acting President Leonid Kravchuk lost the presidential post to the former Prime-minister Leonid Kuchma. June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Leonid Kravchuk in Kiev, August 1992 Leonid Makarovych Kravchuk (Ukrainian: Леонід Макарович Кравчук born 10 January 1934) is a Ukrainian politician. ... Mariyinsky Palace The President of Ukraine (Ukrainian: , Prezydent Ukrayiny) is the head of the state of Ukraine and acts in its name. ... The Prime Minister of Ukraine is appointed by the President and ratified by the Verkhovna Rada (parliament). ... Leonid Kuchma Leonid Danylovych Kuchma (Ukrainian: Леонід Данилович Кучма; born August 9, 1938) was the second President of Ukraine from July 19, 1994, to January 23, 2005. ...


The presidential election was held ahead of schedule, which was part of political compromise between the confronting the President and the parliament. The parliamentary elections were held the same year.


Notably, following the formal dissolution of the Soviet Union in December of 1991, it was the first presidential election among the Commonwealth of Independent States (formed by Post-Soviet states) where the incumbent head of state with roots based in the Soviet-time nomenklatura lost his leadership post and peacefully stepped aside in the aftermath of the democratically held nationwide election. Headquarters Minsk, Belarus Member states 11 member states 1 associate member Working language Russian Executive Secretary Vladimir Rushailo Formation December 21, 1991 Official website http://cis. ... The Post-Soviet states, also commonly known as former Soviet republics, are the independent nations which split off from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in its breakup in 1991. ... Soviet redirects here. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


Summary of 1994 Ukraine presidential election results

Candidates — Nominating parties Votes (1st round) % Votes (2nd round) %
Leonid Kravchuk - Independent 9,977,766 38.36 12,111,603 45.06
Leonid Kuchma - Independent 8,107,626 31.17 14,016,850 52.15
Oleksander Moroz - Socialist Party of Ukraine 3,466,541 13.33
Volodymyr Lanoviy - Independent 2,483,986 9.55
Valeriy Babych - Independent 644,263 2.48
Ivan Pliushch - Independent 321,886 1.24
Petro Talanchuk - Independent 143,361 0.55
Against all 892,740 3.43 551,380 2.80

Leonid Kravchuk in Kiev, August 1992 Leonid Makarovych Kravchuk (Ukrainian: Леонід Макарович Кравчук born 10 January 1934) is a Ukrainian politician. ... Leonid Kuchma Leonid Danylovych Kuchma (Ukrainian: Леонід Данилович Кучма; born August 9, 1938) was the second President of Ukraine from July 19, 1994, to January 23, 2005. ... Categories: Ukraine-related stubs | People stubs | Ukrainian politicians | Elections in Ukraine ... The Socialist Party of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Sotsialistychna Partiya Ukrainy) is a left-wing political party in Ukraine, one of the oldest (registered in late 1990). ...

References

  • Center on Democratic Perfomance
  • The Project on Political Transformation and the Electoral Process in Post-Communist Europe

 
 

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