Comedian-turned-president Volodymyr Zelenskiy hopes to build on his landslide victory by also getting a majority in parliament as Ukrainians go to the polls. Zelenskiy, however, is not the only showbiz newcomer trying to shake up Ukraine's politics.
Kyiv's mayor, Vitali Klitschko, is increasingly in the crosshairs of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. A messy power struggle for the Ukrainian capital lies ahead.
Servant of the People — a new political party created by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy — has gained a commanding lead in Sunday's parliamentary election. It remains unclear if the party will be able to rule on its own.
The French and Russian leaders have said the change of power in Ukraine has boosted chances of peace in its east. But they were less in agreement over Syria — and how to deal with protests.
Ukraine's new president swept to power by vowing to fight corruption. On the heels of Volodymyr Zelenskiy's election success, his predecessor and the high-profile mayor of Kyiv are now in the anti-graft crosshairs.
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