300 observers from Ukrainian World Congress to monitor elections to Verkhovna Rada

300 observers from Ukrainian World Congress to monitor elections to Verkhovna Rada

A total of 300 observers from the Ukrainian World Congress will evaluate the electoral process during the snap elections to the Verkhovna Rada and monitor media for any evidence of disinformation with respect to the elections.

Head of the UWC International Election Observation Mission to Ukraine’s 2019 Elections, Eugene Czolij, stated this at a press conference held at the Ukraine Crisis Media Center in Kyiv, according to the report on the official UWC page on Facebook.

“143 short-term observers from 30 countries will monitor the electoral process on 21 July 2019 in Ukraine and its diplomatic missions around the world. The UWC Mission is working closely with the observation mission of UWC’s member organization - Ukrainian Congress Committee of America which has registered 32 short-term observers with Ukraine’s Central Election Commission. Together the two missions number 175 short-term observers,” reads the report.

Also, 125 long-term observers continue to monitor media in 28 countries for any evidence of disinformation regarding Ukrainian parliamentary elections.

It is also noted that the UWC Mission is headed by UWC former President Eugene Czolij, UWC Vice President Andrew Futey as Deputy Head of Mission and UWC Vice President, Operations Zenon Potichny as Chief Observer.

In addition, Eugene Czolij called on all citizens of Ukraine to participate in the snap parliamentary elections on July 21.


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