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Ukrainian President's Party Wins Snap Elections In Bid To Consolidate Power

President Volodymyr Zelensky, who gained fame by playing a fictional president on television, hopes a new parliament will give him the clout to follow through on his promise to tackle corruption.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky speaks at his the 'Servant of the People' political party's headquarters after the parliamentary elections in Kiev, Ukraine, on Sunday. Source: NurPhoto

Exit polls in Ukraine indicate that the party of the country's comedian-turned-president, Volodymyr Zelensky, has won a snap election aimed at strengthening its coalition only months after coming to power.

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