EU urges new Ukraine leader to push reforms

World / Politics Apr 22, 2019

EU urges new Ukraine leader to push reforms

The European Union delivered formal congratulations to Ukraine's novice president-elect Monday but made clear it expects TV comic Volodymyr Zelenskiy to pursue halting reforms, including fighting corruption. In a joint letter as Zelenskiy's landslide victory over President Petro Poroshenko was confirmed, European Council President Donald ...

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy leads Ukraine presidential vote

World / Politics Apr 1, 2019

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy leads Ukraine presidential vote

Early results in Ukraine's presidential election show a comedian with no political experience maintaining his strong lead against the incumbent president in the first round, setting the stage for a runoff in three weeks. With nearly 60 percent of the polling stations counted Monday, Volodymyr ...