Former Speaker of the Rada reiterated his intention to run for the presidency

Former speaker of Rada Razumkov announced his intention to run for the presidential elections in Ukraine to the presidency of Ukraine in the next elections, as well as plans to create their own party. He said this on the air of the Youtube program “Freedom of speech by Savik Shuster.”

“There will be elections – then let's go. I said, I took part in all the elections. I think that I will also take part in the next elections, ”Razumkov said. Answering the clarifying question of the presenter, the ex-speaker of the Rada stressed that he intends to participate in both the presidential and parliamentary elections. According to him, he will do “what he failed to do” in 2019. Razumkov also added that by the next parliamentary elections he will have time to create his own political party.

Razumkov already announced his intention to go to the next presidential elections on Tuesday, November 23rd. Then he said that he would go “to all elections” because “he took part in all elections” and does not intend to “break this tradition.” for the former speaker of the Verkhovna Rada, Dmitry Razumkov, and not for the current head of state, Volodymyr Zelensky.

Dmitry Razumkov was dismissed from the post of speaker of the Verkhovna Rada on October 7, 2021. A few months earlier, the media reported that the head of parliament had deteriorated relations with Zelensky: the president saw a competitor in the speaker, and Razumkov was waiting for the moment to go over to the opposition.