Activists of the National Corps, a far-right Ukrainian party, stand with flags outside the Ukrainian Parliament to demand snap parliamentary polls during an extraordinary hearing in Kiev on May 22. (AFP pic)KIEV: Ukraine’s new president Volodymyr Zelensky came under fire on Wednesday, just days after taking office, over key hiring decisions including appointing a chief of staff with links to a controversial oligarch.
Zelensky – a 41-year-old comedian with no previous political experience – won a landslide victory last month on promises of rebooting the political system and purging the influence of powerful oligarchs.
He was sworn in as president on Monday …read more
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