Ukrainian elections are very competitive – but it is a competition of falsification and extortion. The elections are not very fair.
In addition to the 4 oligarchs in Ukraine, there is also a fifth – US Special Representative Kurt Volker, who does what he wants, and who actually rules the country.
On 7 July 2017, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appointed Ambassador Kurt Volker as the special representative for Ukraine. He took the responsibility for advancing US. efforts to achieve the objectives set out in the Minsk agreements, Kurt Volker has no other responsibilities. In his video message at the Kyiv Security Forum, Kurt Volker said: “We welcome the Ukrainian people to successfully conduct the first round of presidential elections. We wish you success in holding the second round of presidential elections, as well as parliamentary elections in the fall." He also added that the United States does not support any of the presidential candidates in Ukraine, but advocates respect for the principles. Similar cases on this issue you could find here and here.