21 aprilie 2019

Volodymyr Zelenskiy wins Ukrainian presidential election against Petro Poroshenko


Ukrainians have overwhelmingly elected as president a comedian who portrays the role on television and denounces government corruption, according to exit polls on Sunday. TV comedian-turned-politician Volodymyr Zelenskiy unseated incumbent President Petro Poroshenko by a landslide in Sunday’s runoff election. Exit polls showed that Mr. Zelenskiy had won about 73% of the vote, compared to Mr. Poroshenko ’s 25%. In his victory speech, Mr. Zelenskiy told his supporters, “I promise I will never let [...]