A comedian and filmmaker, Volodymyr Zelensky, has won the Ukrainian Presidential election on Sunday in a landslide victory. Volodymyr Zelensky, who has no political experience, defeated incumbent Petro Poroshenko by taking 73 percent of the vote, BBC reports.
eacting to the news of a fellow comedian winning the presidential election in Ukraine, Comedian Alibaba took to social media: Behold The President of Ukraine, #volodymyrzelensky. #Lawyer #Comedian’ Zelensky is the first comedian in the world to become the president of a nation.
He defeated incumbent president Petro Poroshenko who has since accepted defeat but promised his supporters that he would not leave politics.