The historical reference

The Ukrainian Party of Pensioners took part in elections in 2006 independently. By the results of an election campaign 2006, deputies of local councils appointed 505 representatives from the party.

On 26 March in 2006 the Ukrainian Party of Pensioners became a part of Regional Council in Odessa.

Four (4) representatives of the UPP became the deputies of regional council in Odessa, seven (7) its representatives became the deputies of city and district councils of Odessa region, more than fifty (50) representatives of the UPP became the deputies of village councils of Odessa region. Petrosyan Felix Eduardovych was elected as a leader of the PPU fraction in regional council of Odessa.

23.02.2007 Petrosyan F.E. was elected as a deputy of the regional council’s head of Odessa.

In extraordinary parliamentary elections in 2007 the PPU took part in the "Bloc Party of Pensioners of Ukraine", consisting of representatives of the two political parties - the Ukrainian Party of Pensioners and the Party of Ukraine Pensioners protection.

As a result of election campaign "The Party of Pensioners of Ukraine" received only 0.14% of the vote.

In May 26, 2010 the head of the Ukrainian Party of Pensioners Felix E. Petrosyan prematurely died.

In elections for local councils in 2010 the Ukrainian Party of Pensioners failed in conducting a credible election campaign and propaganda, and therefore only 39 members of the Party were elected to local councils at various levels.

In the parliamentary elections in 2012 the party got 0,56%. (the 9-th place among all political parties). But this was not enough to get into the Verkhovna Rada.

On December 21, 2013 the XII Congress of the Party of Pensioners of Ukraine hold in Odessa, where the head of the Ukrainian Party of Pensioners became Kukurika Mykola Mykolayovuch who had led the Kharkiv Party of Pensioners of Ukraine before.

The revival of Ukrainian Pensioners Party links with the election of a new Head, a party which fights for the rights of the most vulnerable population. In his address to the Ukrainian Kukurika pointed:

‘Today the UPP embarked on its revival. I am sure that in a few years we’ll get a strong structure that will be able to influence social life in the country and to increase the level of social protection of the most vulnerable population’.


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