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Ukraine prepares to elect president

KIEV: A comedian whose political experience is limited to playing the president in a TV show was leading final polls on Thursday as Ukraine prepares for the first round of a presidential election.Actor Volodymyr Zelensky’s bid started as a long shot but he has leapfrogged establishment politicians amid public frustration over corruption and stagnating living standards. Several polls published ahead of the Sunday vote put the 41-year-old star of political comedy “Servant of the People”, which returns for its third season this week, above 25 percent. One survey put incumbent Petro Poroshenko and ex-prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko neck-and-neck at around …read more

Source: The News International

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