High fives, selfies and a snap election as Zelenskiy takes power in Ukraine

Ukraine's President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy takes the oath of office during his inauguration ceremony in the parliament hall in Kiev, Ukraine May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

KIEV (Reuters) – Television comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office as Ukraine‚Äôs new president on Monday, promising that as hard as he had worked in the past to make Ukrainians laugh, he would now work to keep them from crying. As his first act, he dismissed the parliament still dominated by loyalists of […]

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