KIEV — Ukraine’s presidential election proved sometimes it’s reality that mirrors fiction when Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who played the president on a TV show, won in a landslide victory.
But the vote also shed light on how cultural and political dynamics have evolved in the country over the five years since a pro-Western revolution shook up its leadership, and since the start of a war with Russian-backed rebels in the east.
Here are six takeaways now that the votes have been counted.
1. Language differences matter less and less
Many countries are split along ethnic, linguistic, confessional or cultural lines — Ukraine is no different.
The …read more
Source: European Voice