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Could Ukrainian comic’s victory help reset Russia relations?

Clip: 04/22/2019 | 9m 14s

Fed up with ongoing corruption, poverty and war, Ukrainians have elected a political newcomer to be their next president. Comedian and actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy defeated incumbent President Petro Poroshenko in a landslide. Can Zelenskiy's unconventional background and fresh perspective reset a tense relationship with Russia? Nick Schifrin talks to the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Matthew Rojansky.

Aired: 04/22/19

Rating: NR

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