Candidate Zelenskiy reacts following the announcement of an exit poll in Ukraine’s presidential election in Kiev. (Reuters pic)KIEV: Volodymyr Zelensky, a 41-year-old standup comedian with no political experience, will be sworn in as Ukrainian president on Monday.
As leader of a country dependent on international aid and battling separatists, Zelensky will have to deal with rebellious elites and deep-seated economic problems and stand up to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Here is a look at the main challenges facing Ukraine’s sixth president:
Zelensky will have to demonstrate his ability to negotiate with various political forces to push through much-needed reforms.
Zelensky’s party – …read more
Source: Free Malaysia Today