Elections to the Verkhovna Rada started in Ukraine. Polling stations opened at 8:00 am and will be open until 20:00.
Voting takes place in a mixed electoral system: 225 deputies will be elected by a proportional system with closed lists, 199 – by majority system in single-mandate constituencies (another 26 districts are located in uncontrolled territories).
According to the Central Election Commission, there are 1,719 official observers registered in the elections: from 21 international organizations – 1,602, from 12 foreign states – 117 observers.
280 922 Ukrainians temporarily changed the place of voting in the elections.