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Comedian Zelenskiy wins Ukrainian presidential race by landslide

  • Published at 10:08 am April 22nd, 2019
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Ukrainian presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy demonstrates his ballot while standing in front of the media at a polling station during the second round of a presidential election in Kiev, Ukraine April 21, 2019 Reuters

A national exit poll revealed the result on Sunday

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won the second round of a presidential election against incumbent Petro Poroshenko by a landslide, a national exit poll showed on Sunday.

The poll said Zelenskiy had won 73% of the vote and that Poroshenko had won just 25% of the vote