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Ukraine’s Presidential Election: How a Comic Secured the Most Votes and Won a Ticket to Round Two


The outcome of the first round of Ukraine’s presidential election on March 31, in which a TV comedian received almost twice as many votes as the incumbent president, is a reflection of the level of “disenchantment” with the “state of domestic affairs,” according John E. Herbst, director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center and a former US ambassador to Ukraine.
It showed that “while the country has united strongly to oppose Kremlin aggression, people hoped that the Revolution of Dignity would lead to major changes domestically and an improved standard of living,” Herbst said, referring to the 2014 revolution that led …read more

Source: Atlantic Council

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