Ukraine's Central Election Commission (CEC) counted 92.09% of ballots in the regular presidential election by 19:45 on Monday.
The PACE positively assessed the competitive and democratic first round of the presidential elections in Ukraine.
There are attempts of cyber interference in the work of Ukraine's electoral system from some IP addresses both in Kyiv and Russia, but specialists are tracking and blocking them.
As of 16:20, the Central Election Commission of Ukraine (CEC) processed 85.07% of voting protocols in electronic format in Ukraine's presidential election.
Cases of the violation of Ukrainian legislation at polling stations were not a critical obstacle for citizens to exercise their right to vote and be elected during the presidential election in Ukraine on March 31, 2019, according to a statement of the OPORA civil network on preliminary results of election observation.
Elections are a normal democratic procedure for NATO and for all allies, but it will be possible to comment on presidential elections in Ukraine after they are over, that is, after the second round vote.
As of 14:40, the Central Election Commission of Ukraine (CEC) processed 80.20% of voting protocols in electronic format in Ukraine's presidential election.
Canada's election observation mission to Ukraine CANADEM has said that the presidential election in Ukraine was free and fair.
The situation on the day of presidential elections in Ukraine on March 31 was calm. According to available information, no election campaign headquarters prepare for unrest.
12.62% of the total number of voters abroad exercised their voting rights in the Ukrainian presidential elections.
Volodymyr Zelensky, a showman without political experience, wins the first round of the presidential election in Ukraine, but experts in the West would like to see more specifics in his political program.
As of 13:10 on Monday, the Central Election Commission (CEC) processed 75.13% of voting protocols in Ukraine's presidential election.
Starting from March 31, police have opened 61 criminal proceedings related to violations of the electoral law, according to the Interior Ministry.
Volodymyr Zelensky holds the lead in the first round of Ukraine's presidential election with 30.1% of the vote, whereas Petro Poroshenko has 15.7% and Yulia Tymoshenko 13.3%, according to the results of a parallel vote count conducted by the OPORA civil network.