Supporters of TV Comic Volodymyr Zelensky Cheer His Lead in Ukraine Presidential Vote

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Published on April 1, 2019 - Duration: 01:00s

Supporters of TV Comic Volodymyr Zelensky Cheer His Lead in Ukraine Presidential Vote

Actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky won around a third of the votes in the Ukrainian presidential election’s first round on Sunday, March 31, exit polls showed.This video, posted to Instagram by Zelensky’s campaign, shows him being congratulated and addressing a crowd of cheering supporters.Zelenskiy, who played a fictional president on TV, captured more than 30 per cent of the vote, according to an exit poll, putting him ahead of incumbent Petro Poroshenko.A runoff between the two leading candidates from the first round was scheduled for April 21.

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