Ukraine election: Can a comedian unite a divided country?
Saturday, 20 April 2019 Many Ukrainians are tired of corruption and yearning for a fresh face. That's why they're pinning their hopes on comedian and political neophyte Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Incumbent Petro Poroshenko looks unlikely to win. ......
Voting began on Sunday in Ukraine's election run-off that could thrust a comedian with no prior political experience into the presidency of a country at war and wanting transformational change. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Former comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy will formally assume Ukraine's presidency next month. But he doesn't have a single member of his own party in parliament yet, so the reform fever that swept him to..