TV Comedian emerges as President of Ukraine

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Ukrainian Television Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky,emerged as President of the country with an outstanding landslide victory in the country’s election.

Mr Zelensky had more than 73% of the total votes defeating incumbent Petro Poroshenko, who had 24%.

“I will never let you down,” Mr Zelensky told celebrating supporters.

Russia says it wants him to show “sound judgement”, “honesty” and “pragmatism” so that relations can improve. Russia backs separatists in eastern Ukraine.

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