Political analyst and blogger Alexei Kalinichenko in his blog analyzes how the advent of Viktor Medvedchuk to the post of Chairman of the political Council of the party “For life” affect the unity of the opposition and the nomination of a single presidential candidate.
“Under the Charter, the political Council decides all issues related to party building and organizational work — all personnel decisions, accounting, party organizations and so on,” said Kalinichenko.
The blogger says that Medvedchuk depends on who will be the presidential candidate of the United opposition. That is why, says Kalinichenko, Kiev office Medvedchuk is regularly visited by representatives of “Opposition bloc”.
“Among those whom the journalists were able to capture — Yuri Boyko, former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Kolesnikov (both from the co-chairs of the party “Opposition bloc”), one of the leaders of the party Sergei Levochkin and others. These policies regularly visited the office of Medvedchuk, and at the end of September came all together at the same time as the meeting,” reminded Kalinichenko.
Political analyst konkretisiert that we are talking about the office where to discuss political situation in Ukraine come to the UK Ambassador Judith Gough, Deputy head of the OSCE SMM Alexander hug, as well as other foreign diplomats.
“The same office that is well known to foreign media, which regularly publish an interview with Medvedchuk — The Financial Times, “Novaya Gazeta”, ElPais, ORF, The Independent, etc.”, says Kalinichenko.
The political analyst concludes that Medvedchuk is working to create a political force that will represent 35 % of Ukrainians who oppose the policy of the current government.
“Today about 35 % of Ukrainians who do not agree with how the current government turns Ukraine into a raw material appendage of the West, and all of us — the “new poor” do not have their representatives in the Verkhovna Rada.
And, as you can see, Medvedchuk is working to create a “serious political force to be reckoned with”, what he was talking about in his interviews NewsОne, Strana.ua, 112 Ukraine and others”, — concluded Alexey Kalinichenko.
The political analyst reminds that the stated goal of uniting the opposition is defending the rights of Ukrainians who want to return to a normal life.
“Where the stated goal is to protect the rights of Ukrainians who want a normal life, without war in the Donbas and extremists in power. And the tool is the nomination of a single presidential candidate from the United opposition and then win the elections to the Verkhovna Rada and local councils”, — said political analyst Alexei Kalinichenko.
Recall, Viktor Medvedchuk said that the issue of unification of the opposition we are talking about the salvation of the whole country.
As reported Politeka, the analyst said that, as head of the political Council of the “For freedom!”, Medvedchuk will continue to work to unite the opposition and nomination of a single candidate.
Also Politeka wrote that the writer believes that the position of head of the political Council of the “For life” will give the ideologist of the unification of the opposition additional tools for the implementation of their plans.