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Poroshenko concedes defeat as poll shows comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy winning 73% of the vote

A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday, exit polls showed, dealing a stunning rebuke to the country’s political establishment.

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, whose only previous political role was playing the role of Ukraine’s president on television, trounced incumbent Petro Poroshenko by taking 73% of the vote, according to exit polls conducted by several thinktanks. #Ukraine #Europe #Worldnews #PetroPoroshenko

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