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      Volodymyr Zelensky, Former Comedy Actor, Sworn In as President of Ukraine
      May21

      Volodymyr Zelensky, Former Comedy Actor, Sworn In as President of Ukraine

      Former comedy actor Volodymyr Zelensky was sworn in as president of Ukraine at an inauguration ceremony in Kiev on Monday before announcing he was dissolving parliament, asking the government to step down and slating snap elections. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

      Who Exactly Is Ukraine’s President-Elect Volodymyr Zelensky?
      Apr23

      Who Exactly Is Ukraine’s President-Elect Volodymyr Zelensky?

      An actor with no experience in politics became the most powerful man in Ukraine on Monday after winning the presidential elections by a landslide against the incumbent holder of the job. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

      Zelensky Maintains Huge Lead after Counting of 80.87% of Votes
      Apr23

      Zelensky Maintains Huge Lead after Counting of 80.87% of Votes

      Vladimir Zelensky is maintaining his huge lead over current Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko with 80.87 percent of the votes counted so far in Sunday’s presidential elections, according to preliminary data released by the country’s Central Election Commission on Monday. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

      Millionaire comedian elected president in Ukraine, defeats establishment candidate
      Apr22

      Millionaire comedian elected president in Ukraine, defeats establishment candidate

      Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has been elected president of Ukraine twice – first as a character in the popular TV show “Servant of the People”, now for real. The 41-year-old performer’s bid started out as a long shot but, on the back of popular discontent with the political class, he sent establishment candidates tumbling....

      Poroshenko Concedes in Ukraine Presidential Vote
      Apr22

      Poroshenko Concedes in Ukraine Presidential Vote

      Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko conceded on Sunday in the runoff presidential vote to actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelenski and said that “next month” he would step down from the presidency. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

      Five Years On: The Pro-Russian Uprising That Sparked War in the Donbass
      Apr13

      Five Years On: The Pro-Russian Uprising That Sparked War in the Donbass

      Five years ago, a unit commanded by retired Russian colonel Igor Strelkov took control of the Ukrainian city of Sloviansk, an operation that spelled the beginning of a pro-Russian insurrection in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region and gave rise to a bloody war with forces loyal to Kiev. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

      Exit Polls: Zelenski, Poroshenko to Face Off in Ukraine Presidential Runoff
      Apr01

      Exit Polls: Zelenski, Poroshenko to Face Off in Ukraine Presidential Runoff

      Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Vladimir Zelenski will face off President Petro Poroshenko in a second round of the presidential vote, according to exit polls on Sunday. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

      Comedian, Chocolate Magnate, Princess of Gas: Ukraine’s Presidential Hopefuls
      Apr01

      Comedian, Chocolate Magnate, Princess of Gas: Ukraine’s Presidential Hopefuls

      Ukrainians were heading to the polls on Sunday for an election in which incumbent President Petro Poroshenko, who pulled the country away from Russia’s influence, was seeking another term. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

      Halep, Muguruza Advance to Round of 16 in Indian Wells; Serena Retires Ill
      Mar11

      Halep, Muguruza Advance to Round of 16 in Indian Wells; Serena Retires Ill

      Romanian Simona Halep, the 2nd seed, reached the round of 16 of the Indian Wells Masters on Sunday after eliminating Ukrainian Kateryna Kozlova 7-6 (3), 7-5. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

      Yanukovych Says Ukraine’s Poroshenko Could Only Win Rigged Elections
      Feb07

      Yanukovych Says Ukraine’s Poroshenko Could Only Win Rigged Elections

      Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich said on Wednesday that the current head of state could only win next month’s election if it were rigged. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...