Foreign outlets comment on actor Zelensky’s progress in Ukraine elections

18:34, 1 April 2019

The world's leading media have been analyzing the results of presidential election in Ukraine. German outlets made cover stories dedicated to the success of actor Volodymyr Zelensky in the first round and put them on the front pages of their webistes.

The Guardian and The Independent also focused on this specific phenomenon that let him score so many votes. Le Monde wrote that the novice in Ukraine's political life made a breakthrough, which is a good tendency in many years of economic difficulties and corruption scandals. 

Meanwhile, the New York Times called their story 'No Joke: Ukraine TV Comedian wins Election's First Round'.