Ukraine Presidential Election -- News Updates April 21, 2019

Daily Mail: Ukrainian voters head to polls to choose between tycoon and a comedian whose only political experience is playing president in a TV show

* Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is on track to defeat President Petro Poroshenko
* Actor who plays a president in a TV sitcom is ahead in the Ukrainian opinion polls
* Both men traded insults in a rowdy debate at the Kiev national football stadium
* Zelenskiy's unorthodox campaign made up of Instagram posts and comedy gigs

Ukrainians began voting today in an election that has seen a comedian with no previous political experience the overwhelming favourite to defeat the incumbent president.

Opinion polls have made Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who plays a fictitious president in a TV sitcom series, on track to beat tycoon Petro Poroshenko, whose popularity has been dragged down by sliding living standards.

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WNU Editor: We will know tomorrow on who is the official winner from today's Presidential election.

Ukraine Presidential Election -- News Updates April 21, 2019

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Ukraine’s presidential vote pits comedian against incumbent -- AP
Ukraine elections: comedian leads polls as final round of voting begins -- The Guardian
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Profile: Petro Poroshenko -- Al Jazeera
Profile: Volodymyr Zelensky -- Al Jazeera

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