Comedian takes early lead in Ukraine presidential vote: exit polls

A woman stands inside a voting booth at a polling station during a presidential election in the village of Kosmach in Ivano-Frankivsk Region, Ukraine March 31, 2019. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

KIEV (Reuters) – A comedian with a popular anti-corruption message but no political experience took the lead in the first round of Ukraine‚Äôs presidential election on Sunday, early exit polls showed. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, 41, who plays a fictional president in a popular TV show, has consistently led opinion polls in a three-horse race against incumbent […]

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