Zelenskiy, a comedian with no prior political experience, won the presidency by a landslide last month but his new party has no representation in parliament, making it expedient for him to call a snap poll while his popularity remains high.Full Story
Exit poll after Ukraine’s presidential elections showed that comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is set to win the presidency.Full Story
The plaintiff stated that the defendant had "bought votes" and that his candidacy, authorized by the Central Electoral Commission (CEC), should be annulled.
A dispute over the date of the Ukrainian presidential debate led to a one-man discussion in Kiev on Sunday.
Popular comedian Volodymyr Zelensky who has no formal political experience has won the most votes in the first round of Ukraine's presidential elections on Sunday.
On March 31, Ukrainians will go the polls to elect their president for the next five years. The comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, with no prior political experience, is the strongest candidate.
Initially, 44 candidates registered to compete in the election.
The Ukrainian parliament started a process to impeach President Petro Poroshenko after his involvement in a defense scandal was revealed.
The US and the UK are looking to increase funding for navy and to send navy ships to the Ukraine, respectively, as a means to boost the country's capacity to fight Russia.