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      Challenger Zelenskiy wins Ukraine presidential race by landslide, exit polls suggest
      Apr21

      Challenger Zelenskiy wins Ukraine presidential race by landslide, exit polls suggest

      A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election Sunday, exit polls showed, dealing a stunning rebuke to the country’s political establishment. …read more Source: France...

      Comedian takes on incumbent in Ukraine presidential runoff vote
      Apr21

      Comedian takes on incumbent in Ukraine presidential runoff vote

      The two finalists in the weekend’s Ukrainian presidential election, President Petro Poroshenko and comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, are set to debate Friday evening in Kiev’s Olympic Stadium, capping a bitter, unusual campaign season. …read more Source: France...

      Fighting ramps up in Ukraine’s Donbas ahead of presidential elections
      Apr20

      Fighting ramps up in Ukraine’s Donbas ahead of presidential elections

      Ukraine goes to the polls on Sunday amid an uptick in fighting in the eastern Donbas region, where two Russian-backed republics broke away in 2015. FRANCE 24’s Gulliver Cragg and Jonathan Walsh report. …read more Source: France...

      Ukrainian army struggles to demine war-stricken Donbass region
      Apr20

      Ukrainian army struggles to demine war-stricken Donbass region

      The Eastern Donbass region of Ukraine has become one of the most heavily mined in the world, according to the UN, as some 2,000 people have been killed or injured by landmines since war began. But demining is only possible in some areas. …read more Source: France...

      Comedian, incumbent set for ‘unorthodox’ Ukrainian presidential debate in football stadium
      Apr19

      Comedian, incumbent set for ‘unorthodox’ Ukrainian presidential debate in football stadium

      The two finalists in the weekend’s Ukrainian presidential election, President Petro Poroshenko and comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, are set to debate Friday evening in Kiev’s Olympic Stadium, capping a bitter, unusual campaign season. …read more Source: France...

      Ukraine’s ‘very unorthodox’ debate in football stadium
      Apr19

      Ukraine’s ‘very unorthodox’ debate in football stadium

      The two finalists in the weekend’s Ukrainian presidential election, President Petro Poroshenko and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, are set to debate Friday evening in Kiev’s Olympic Stadium, capping a bitter, unusual campaign season. Hours before the debate, crowds were already starting to gather at the stadium, said FRANCE 24’s...

      Little hope for Ukrainian prisoners in Russian jails
      Apr01

      Little hope for Ukrainian prisoners in Russian jails

      One of the main issues in Ukraine’s ongoing presidential campaign is how to deal with Russia. A key concern is the fate of prisoners. Russia has detained a large number of Ukrainian citizens for what Ukraine says are political reasons. Kiev says it would like to organise a prisoner swap, but Moscow appears unwilling to negotiate. Our...

      FRANCE 24’s Gulliver Cragg reports on Ukrainian presidential election exit polls
      Apr01

      FRANCE 24’s Gulliver Cragg reports on Ukrainian presidential election exit polls

      FRANCE 24’s Gulliver Cragg reports on Ukrainian presidential election exit polls. …read more Source: France...

      Comedian takes lead in first round of Ukraine’s presidential election
      Apr01

      Comedian takes lead in first round of Ukraine’s presidential election

      A comedian with a popular anti-corruption message but no political experience took the lead in the first round of Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday, early exit polls showed. …read more Source: France...

      Comedian is the favourite as Ukraine votes for president
      Mar31

      Comedian is the favourite as Ukraine votes for president

      Ukrainians will cast their ballots in a presidential election on Sunday in which a comedian with no political experience and who plays a fictional president in a popular TV series is tipped to win the first round. …read more Source: France...