Kyiv City Council (Ukrainian: Київська міська рада, romanized: Kyivska miska rada), also known as Kyivrada (Ukrainian: Київрада), is the city council of Kyiv municipality, the highest representative body of the city community. The members of city council are directly elected by Kyivans and the council is chaired by the ...
The city state administration and council is located in the Kyiv City council building on Khreshchatyk Street. The oblast state administration and council is located in the Kyiv Oblast council building on ploshcha Lesi Ukrayinky (Lesya Ukrayinka Square).
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Kyiv is a "city with special status" (Ukrainian: місто зі спеціальним статусом) within Ukraine compared to the other administrative subdivisions of the country — the most significant difference is that the city is subordinated directly to the national-level branches of the Government of Ukraine, skipping the regional level authorities of Kyiv Oblast. Its special administrative status is recognized in the Ukrainian Constitution in Chapter IX: Territorial Structure of Ukraine and the Law on the local state administration and is governed in accordance with laws passed by Ukraine's parliament, the Verkhovna Rada. Local government is carried out by Kyiv City Counciland district councils, headed by their chairpersons who are elected from among the councilors. Although Kyiv is Ukraine's capital, the city also serves as the administrative center for Kyiv Oblast (province). The oblast entirely surrounds the city, making it into an enclave. In addition, Kyiv also serves as the administrative...1990–1991 Hryhoriy Malyshevsky (from Boryspil Raion) (as head of city executive committee, simultaneously city's mayor)March 1992 Ivan Dankevych (from Bobrovytsia Raion) (as head of city executive committee)March 1992–April 1993 Ivan Saliy (from Ichnia Raion) (as Presidential representative and city's governor)April 1993–July 1994 Leonid Kosakivsky (from Mohyliv-Podilskyi Raion) (as Presidential representative)
"Kyiv Official Portal". Kyiv Official Portal (Kyiv City Council and Kyiv City State Administration) (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 7 March 2014.
Kyiv City Council (Ukrainian: Київська міська рада, romanized: Kyivska miska rada), also known as Kyivrada (Ukrainian: Київрада), is the city council of Kyiv municipality, the highest representative body of the city community. The members of city council are directly elected by Kyivans and the council is chaired by the Mayor of Kyiv (who is also directly elected in a ...
Done. But we'll also need a Kyiv City Council redirect. It gives as many Google hits as the present name. Ukrained 15:46, 28 January 2006 (UTC) Renamed it back. Official name in English of City Parliament is Kyiv City Council Artem.komisarenko ( talk) 12:07, 13 October 2016 (UTC)
The scope and structure of the Kyiv local government and the status of the current Kyiv City Council is the subject of an ongoing bitter legal and political crisis. The oppositional parties that dominate the city after the recent elections consider the City Council term of authority expired and effectively block attempts at its convening ...
- Elections of mayor of Kyiv
- Dualism of authority in Kyiv
The mayor is elected for the term of four years. Current mayor Vitali Klitschko was sworn in on 5 June 2014. Klitschko was last reelected in the 2020 Kyiv local election with 50.52% of the votes, in the first round of the election.
In March 1990, Kyiv's "First Truly Democratic" elections were announced. Dmytro Tabachnyk and Mikhail Pogrebinsky in an interview with Segodnya claimed that they were truly the most honest elections. The elections took place alongside the 1990 Ukrainian Supreme Soviet election.
An October 2010 Presidential decree relieved then-mayor of Kyiv Leonid Chernovetskyi of the office of Head of Kyiv City Administration, while still preserving the post of mayor. This led to Chernovetskyi being deprived of his official decision-making role and most power in the capital was handed over to the Head of Kyiv City Administration. At the time that was Oleksandr Popov, who was appointed by President Viktor Yanukovych on 16 November 2010. Before these amendments, the elected mayor of the
- Popular vote
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- Leonid Kosakivsky
Local elections in Kyiv for the post of Mayor and members of Kyiv City Council took place on 25 May 2014, as part of the 2014 Ukrainian local elections. Vitali Klitschko won the mayoral election with almost 57% of the votes, while his party the Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform won 73 of the 120 seats in the Kyiv City Council.