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President of Ukraine
Президент України
Flag of the President of Ukraine.svg
Presidential Standard
Oleksandr Turchynov 2012.jpg
Oleksandr Turchynov

since February 22, 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 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.

The current acting president is Oleksandr Turchynov.