Posted by on April 21, 2019 3:20 pm
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KIEV—Exit polls show a television comedian backed by a shadowy billionaire has won Ukraine’s presidential elections with a crushing majority that may ultimately be greater than 70 percent.

This is no joke, as headline writers have been saying ever since the possibility of a victory by Volodomyr Zelenskiy over incumbent Petro Poroshenko loomed on the electoral horizon.

Ukraine is a country at war, shorn of territory by Russian covert and overt actions, with corruption a massive problem, and a hopeful but still fragile attachment to democracy.

Read more at The Daily Beast.