The First Ladies of Ukraine: from Antonina to Maryna (Photo)

After Petro Poroshenko’s sure victory already in the first round of the presidential race, the attention of the Ukrainian society turned out to be drawn not only to the new head of state, but to his wife as well. Maryna Poroshenko’s appearance and image are being studied by journalists as if under a microscope. “Fakty” decided to remember what all wives of Ukrainian Presidents looked like and what they have been remembered for.

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Former presidents say Kyiv never ruled Donetsk

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Former President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma

The second president of Ukraine, Leonid Kuchma, believes the Donetsk region has always played an important role in the political life of Ukraine. He shared his views during the “round table” discussion that took place in Mykolayiv on Wednesday, May 21, as reported by Ukrainska Pravda.

According to Kuchma, the complaints made by regional representatives that the central government in Kyiv supposedly has not listened to them are unfounded.

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