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If the elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine had been held in July this year, five political forces would have made it to Parliament, overcoming the 5% threshold, reads a report on the results of a survey titled "Socio-Political Situation in Ukraine (July 2020)".

The ruling Servant of the People party, which enjoys mono-majority in Parliament, maintains the lead with 25.5% of voters' support among those who had made up their choice and would definitely come to polls.

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The leading party's major competitors are pro-Russian Opposition Platform - For Life (18.3%) and former president Petro Poroshenko's European Solidarity (18.1%).

The following parties would have also beaten the threshold: Yulia Tymoshenko's Batkivshchyna with 10.4% and Syla I Chest [Strength and Honor] with 6.5%.

Other parties would have gained under 3% of the vote.

About the research

  • The research covered 4,000 respondents over the age of 18 who were polled in door-to-door interviews.
  • The results represent Ukraine's population with the exception of the temporarily occupied territories – Crimea and parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

Ratings of politicians

  • The latest poll 25.6% would back Zelensky, while 13.7%  would support Poroshenko.
  • Pro-Russian Opposition Platform-For Life's Yuriy Boyko would gain 12% of the vote, former PM and long-time opposition figure Yulia Tymoshenko would come fourth with 8.8%, and ex-security chief Ihor Smeshko would get 7.0%.
  • All other candidates stood below 3%.
  • Controversial blogger Anatolii Sharij and former Radical Party leader Oleh Liashko would get 2.9% each, while National Corpse chief Andriy Biletsky would gain 1%.