Q & A: Ukraine’s Presidential Election, A Human Rights Background
On March 31, Ukrainians will go to the polls to vote in the country’s second presidential elections since fighting began five years ago between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed armed groups. President Petro Poroshenko will face off against a record 43 other candidates for the post. Candidates have largely focused on the conflict in eastern Ukraine, corruption, and the pocketbook concerns of Ukrainians, which research shows top the list of issues voters care about most.
Source: Human Rights Watch