OPPOSITION PLATFORM - FOR LIFE to the Security Service of Ukraine: We demand to ensure safe conditions for the organization and conduct of local elections on October 25, 2020 throughout the territory controlled by Ukraine
The parliament faction of the OPPOSITION PLATFORM - FOR LIFE appealed to the head of the Security Service of Ukraine I. Bakanov with a demand to ensure proper safe conditions for organizing and conducting local elections on October 25, 2020 throughout the territory controlled by Ukraine.
The opposition representatives noted that by the Resolution of the Central Election Commission No. 161 of August 8, 2020 “On the impossibility of conducting the first elections of members of certain village, settlement, city councils of Donetsk and Luhansk regions and respective village, settlement, city mayors on October 25, 2020” half a million citizens of Donetsk and Luhansk regions have been deprived of the right to elect their representatives to local self-government bodies.
“The canсellation of elections to local self-government bodies in Donetsk and Luhansk regions is a restriction and violation of civil rights and freedoms provided by the Constitution of Ukraine. We appeal to you as the head of the Security Service of Ukraine and demand to ensure proper safe conditions for the organization and conduct of local elections on October 25, 2020 in the entire territory controlled by Ukraine, including: in the Donetsk region - Svitlodarska, Toretska, Volnovaska, Olhinska, Vugledarska, Myrnenska, Sartanska, Avdiivska, Maryinska and Ocheretynska united territorial communities - and in the Luhansk region - Horska, Lysychanska, Popasnyanska, Severodonetska, Nizhnoteplivska, Stanychno-Luhanska, Shirokivska and Shchastynska communities, and to protect the constitutional right of the citizens of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions”, the appeal signed by the co-chairs of the faction Yurii Boyko and Vadym Rabinovych states.