"Do you know where you will be one week from today? If you haven’t already made a plan to vote in the Ukrainian presidential elections, I urge you to do so. Democracy only works with the active participation of its citizens. And elections are how we decide who our leaders will be and tell them what we expect them to do," Yovanovitch said.
The United States, she noted, stands with the people of Ukraine in expecting free, fair and safe elections in Ukraine next weekend.
"And we urge the Ukrainian authorities, civil society and all citizens to play their part in Ukraine’s democracy," the diplomat stressed.