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Ukraine’s new parliament set for marathon first session

KIEV: Ukraine’s new parliament will meet for the first time on Thursday, dominated by the party of ex-comedian President Volodymyr Zelensky who has an unprecedented chance to fulfil his political ambition of “breaking the system”.The 41-year-old won a landslide election in April and his young Servant of the People party gained an absolute majority in last month’s snap parliamentary elections.Zelensky’s overwhelming success in the polls demonstrated the level of frustration in one of Europe’s poorest countries with the old elites, seen as corrupt and inefficient.Zelensky has already picked his prime minister, according to a source close to the presidency: Olexiy …read more

Source:: theSun