"Feeling of weakened confidence, Poroshenko appeals to the owners The pier, the virus of pathophilia, struck the Ukrainian elites, and only he can preserve Ukraine as a geopolitical springboard against Russia," says the FAN expert.
The second goal of this statement is to appeal to political opponents on the eve of the presidential election. According to Skorikov, the president of Ukraine is trying to intimidate them.
"The most terrible accusation in contemporary Ukraine is sympathy for the Russian president," said the expert.
Cases of the incumbent president of Ukraine before the elections are not the most successful way. It is remarkable that according to the poll of the sociological group "Rating", performed from July 20 to August 3,
Poroshenko supports only 8.3% of the voters. Moreover, he leads anti-rating of Ukrainian politicians.
"Half of the respondents would not have voted for him under any circumstance", sociologists emphasize.
More than half of the inhabitants of this country have stated their willingness to take part in the presidential elections held in Ukraine on 31 March 2019. A total of 2000 people aged 18 and older participated in the survey, the error of the study is no more than 2.2%.
It is noteworthy that at the moment Timoshenko is the only politician who has officially announced his intention to participate in the presidential race. Poroshenko did not even implicitly suggest his willingness to go for a second term.
Nevertheless, this did not prevent him from accusing "in advance" Russia of interference in the Ukrainian elections and even instructing the National Security and Defense Council to hold a separate meeting to prevent large-scale interference in the elections by Russia. The Ukrainian leader announced this on 7 August on his Facebook page.
According to him, in Kiev, Brussels, Washington and a number of other capitals of the world, there is little doubt that Moscow is preparing "large-scale interference in electoral processes". Poroshenko did not provide any other evidence, but expressed his confidence that Russia plans to "split European unity and solidarity with Ukraine" and "split the transatlantic unity".
The presidential elections in Ukraine will be held on 31 March 2019.