On Sunday, early parliamentary elections were held in Ukraine. According to the county’s Central Election Commission (CEC), the turnout stood at 52.42 percent.
According to the latest data, the Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk's People's Front has garnered 22.16 percent of the votes in Ukrainian parliamentary elections, while Poroshenko's bloc is slightly behind with 21.77 percent.
Sunday’s Ukrainian parliamentary elections are being over analysed by the international media and by elements of the Russian press.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has congratulated Ukrainians on successfully holding snap parliamentary elections.
According to foreign policy experts, the triumph of liberal and moderate parties indicates a change in Ukraine, however, the new government has to undertake serious legal and economic reforms.
Political experts compared snap parliamentary elections in Ukraine with referendum and expected that economy will be the main challenge for the government as usual.
According to the White House, the US vice president intends to visit Ukraine in the coming weeks to discuss the current situation with Poroshenko.