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President of Ukraine

Ukrainian head of state

The President of Ukraine ([Президент України, Prezydent Ukrayiny] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)) is the Ukrainian head of state. The President represents the nation in international relations, administers the foreign political activity of the state, conducts negotiations and concludes international treaties.

President of Ukraine
Президент України
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Petro Poroshenko

since June 7, 2014
Residence Mariyinsky Palace (ceremonial)
13 other available for use
Appointer Direct vote
Term length Five years, renewable once
Inaugural holder Leonid Kravchuk,
December 5, 1991[d]
Formation Law "On the President of the Ukrainian SSR," July 5, 1991[a]
Succession Speaker of the Parliament

The current president is Petro Poroshenko.