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|
since May 20, 2019
|Residence||Mariyinsky Palace (ceremonial)|
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|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 Volodymyr Zelenskyy.