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Volodymyr Zelenskiy Won Ukraine Presidential Election

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who played president in a TV series, is set to become the new president of Ukraine.
Volodymyr Zelenskiy Won Ukraine Presidential Election

Details:

  • He received 73.19% of the votes, while his opponent, incumbent President Petro Poroshenko saw support of 24.48%.
  • Poroshenko, who was running for his second five-year term, has admitted defeat.
  • Zelenskiy plans to continue European-backed talks with Russia on a so far largely unimplemented peace deal and would try to free Ukrainians imprisoned in Russia, which is holding 24 Ukrainian sailors among others.

One must know:

  • The capital of Ukraine is Kyiv and its currency is Ukrainian Hryvnia.

Question:

Q. Which Ukrainian comedian is set to become the new president of Ukraine?
a. Victor Zelenskiy
b. Ivan Zelenskiy
c. Volodymyr Zelenskiy
d. Dimitri Zelenskiy
Volodymyr Zelenskiy Won Ukraine Presidential Election Volodymyr Zelenskiy Won Ukraine Presidential Election Reviewed by Neha Verma on April 24, 2019 Rating: 5

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