President of Ukraine

head of state of Ukraine

The President of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Президент України, Prezydent Ukrayiny) 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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Volodymyr Zelensky Official portrait.jpg
Volodymyr Zelensky

since May 20, 2019
ResidenceMariyinsky Palace (ceremonial)
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AppointerDirect vote
Term lengthFive years, renewable once
Inaugural holderLeonid Kravchuk,
December 5, 1991[d]
FormationLaw "On the President of the Ukrainian SSR," July 5, 1991[a]
SuccessionSpeaker of the Parliament

The current president is Volodymyr Zelenskyy.


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