Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signs decree offering citizenship to Russian political refugees

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signed a decree on Tuesday offering citizenship to Russians suffering political persecution, and also to foreigners who fought on Kiev’s side in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Zelenskiy had announced such a move last month in response to a Russian decree expanding the number of Ukrainians who can apply for fast-track… Read More Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signs decree offering citizenship to Russian political refugees

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy wins presidential election

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy has won the second round of a presidential election against incumbent Petro Poroshenko by a landslide, a final national exit poll showed on Sunday. The poll said Zelenskiy had won 73 percent of the vote and that Poroshenko had won just 25 percent of the vote. Incumbent Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko… Read More Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy wins presidential election