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Comedian leads Ukraine Polls as Runoff Approaches

Following an unanticipated political campaign, Ukranian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is leading the polls to become the president of Ukraine. Zelenskiy, the 41-year-old man who has shaken up Ukrainian politics, is the star of the immensely popular television show “A Servant to Servants,” which satirizes current political events and well-known politicians. Read More

AKP Loses Major Cities in Turkish Election Fraught with Surprises and Controversy

The leading party in Turkey faced major setbacks during the Mar. 31 election, losing both the capital of Ankara and the populous Istanbul to opposition candidates. The election, which the president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan triumphed as a “democracy lesson” for the rest of the country on voter turnout, had multiple Read More