41-Year-Old Comedian Poised To Take Over Presidency In Ukraine Vote
Sunday, April 21, 2019, 2:28 PM
Ukrainians vote in the second round of an extraordinary election on Sunday with a comedian who plays a president on TV expected to win in a stunning rebuke to the political establishment. Forty-one-year-old Volodymyr Zelensky's bid to lead the country was initially dismissed as joke. But opinion polls suggest incumbent President Petro Poroshenko is heading for defeat amid widespread anger over poverty and corruption.