Volodymyr Zelensky

Ukrainian screenwriter, actor and director

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Volodymyr Oleksandrovych Zelensky is a Ukrainian politician, comedian, screenwriter, actor and director of Ukrainian film studio Kvartal 95. Zelensky is one of the leading candidates in the 2019 Ukrainian presidential election. Six months before he announced his candidacy on 31 December 2018, he was already one of the frontrunners in opinion polls for the election. Zelensky played the role of President of Ukraine in the hugely popular 2015 television series Servant of the People. The political party Servant of the People was created in March 2018 by people from the TV production company Kvartal 95 who also created the TV series of the same name.

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The two finalists in the weekendโ€™s Ukrainian presidential election, President Petro Poroshenko and comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, are set to debate Friday..
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Television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky is favourite at the polls against incumbent Petro Poroshenko.
8 hours ago • BBC News
Many Ukrainians are tired of corruption and yearning for a fresh face. That's why they're pinning their hopes on comedian and political neophyte Volodymyr..
18 hours ago • WorldNews
A comedian who plays the role of Ukraine's president on television is set to take on the job for real, pushing out the man who currently holds the office,..
19 hours ago • WorldNews
The likelihood that Ukraine will elect a comedian as president this weekend is no laughing matter for serious students of European politics fretting over the..
20 hours ago • WorldNews
The two finalists in the weekendโ€™s Ukrainian presidential election, President Petro Poroshenko and comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, are set to debate Friday..
Credit: France 24 - Published 2 days ago

Three days to the elections: we publish the reportage we shot in Kiev, "inside" the Zelensky electoral campaign: the refusal of the comparison with Grillo, the..
Credit: WorldNews - Published 2 days ago

A clash between comedian Volodymyr Zelensky and the outgoing president is eagerly awaited.
2 days ago • BBC News
Three days to the elections, we publish the reportage we shot in Kiev, "inside" the Zelensky electoral campaign: the refusal of the comparison with Grillo, the..
Credit: WorldNews - Published 2 days ago

Latest polling in Ukraine suggests that the actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who has eschewed traditional political campaigning and given little insight..
3 days ago • WorldNews
Comic actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a political novice who plays a fictional president in a popular TV series, has kept his lead in Ukraine's presidential election..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Ukrainians fed up with entrenched corruption and hungry for change are likely to elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a comedian with no previous political experience, as..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

By Polina Ivanova KIEV, April 16 (Reuters) - Volodymyr Zelenskiy, front runner to be the next Ukrainian president, has connections to one of the country's..
5 days ago • WorldNews
The presidential candidate and comic actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy is likely to win Ukraine's presidential election, according to an opinion poll published on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

With reporting by Christopher Miller in Kyiv, RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service, AP, AFP, and Reuters. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko arrived at Olimpiyskiy..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Petro Poroshenko's rival, Volodymyr Zelensky, fails to turn up for their election debate.
1 week ago • BBC News
Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a 41-year-old comedian with no prior political experience, is the frontrunner to become Ukraine's next president.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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