Ukraine’s recently elected President Volodymyr Zelenskiy remains largely unknown in European capitals. His true colors will come through only after Ukraine’s parliamentary election later this year.
Europe should use the election victory of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to reaffirm its values of peace, democracy, and human rights by continuing to support Ukraine’s emergence into a European state.
Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s use of soft power can cause the Kremlin problems.
The term “protest vote” does not really capture the full picture about the election result. It was a conscious vote against the incumbent and expressed hope for a new start in Ukrainian politics beyond identity cleavages.
On April 21, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, best known starring in a political television drama, scored a dramatic victory over incumbent Petro Poroshenko to become president of Ukraine. Four experts on Ukraine give their verdict.
A Zelenskiy presidency would offer a precious opportunity for a rethink. It’s time for Ukraine—and its backers in the West—to get serious.
Elections in three very different countries share a common desire to change the status quo.
Ukraine votes for a president on March 31. Will the pro-Western incumbent, Petro Poroshenko, win? Or will he lose to his old foe, Yulia Tymoshenko, or wild card Volodymyr Zelenskiy?
It is high time for Europe and the United States to pay much closer attention to Ukrainian politics and the whole range of possible outcomes of the elections ahead.
The current Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko seems to have enough campaign cards up his sleeve to win the upcoming Ukrainian election, despite the damage caused by a fresh corruption case in the defense sector.