The Ukrainian Ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, has become as expected as a candidate for the presidential election on may 31 March in place.

“From today we begin a new era – an era of success, of happiness and flourishing,” said the 58-Year-old on Tuesday in front of delegates from your Fatherland party in Kiev. Tymoshenko is for months in the polls, clearly ahead of the incumbent, Petro Poroshenko.

One of the most important topics of the election campaign in the Ex-Soviet Republic since 2014 ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine. Tymoshenko promised to launch a diplomatic Offensive.

parts of the industrial area of Donbass controlled by separatists, supported by Russia. In the war, according to the UN, about 1. 000 people have been killed.

More than 20 Ukrainians have already run its intention to declared. Twelve candidates have been registered by the Central election Commission. It could be that no candidate obtains in the first ballot, more than 50 percent of the votes, then a runoff election in April. Tymoshenko was twice Prime Minister and was a candidate in 2010 and 2014 at the presidential election – unsuccessfully.

dpa