In the light of the recent turmoil in Kiev, presidential elections will be held in Ukraine on 25 May 2014. Originally the elections were scheduled to take on place on 26 February 2015, but the recent events in Ukraine have pushed the elections forward.
On 22 February 2014, members of the Ukrainian parliament unanimously voted to impeach President Viktor Yanukovych during the ongoing Euromaidan protests and on Sunday the 23th. of February the parliament decided to temporarily hand the presidential powers to the speaker of the assembly, Oleksander Turchinov.
The upcoming months and election campaigns in Ukraine will indeed be very interesting to follow.