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Big challenges ahead for new Ukrainian president

Big challenges ahead for new Ukrainian president

Cam Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

May 28, 2019

As he was ushered in as the sixth president of Ukraine on May 20, comedian and TV actor-turned-politician Volodymyr Zelensky spoke of a “new era” of the country’s history — one that sees “people in power who will serve the people.” His rise to power is an atypical one in a country operated by ol...

Ukrainian presidential elections, round two: Volodymyr Zelenskiy vs. Petro Poroshenko

Ukrainian presidential elections, round two: Volodymyr Zelenskiy vs. Petro Poroshenko

Angelina Korniyenko and Brian Pearlman

April 20, 2019

Ukrainians are set to elect a new president in second-round elections Sunday, in what will be a battle between billionaire incumbent Petro Poroshenko and comedian-actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Zelenskiy is best known for his satirical television series “Servant of the People,” in which he plays an ordinary c...

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