Who is President Zelensky? How did he come to power in Ukraine? How has he responded to the war in his country? What is he asking for in the world?

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President Zelensky is the current president of Ukraine. He earned a law degree from Kyiv National Economic University. Prior to his foray into politics, Zelensky was a popular actor and comedian. You can read more about his background here . Zelensky's detractors claim that his presidential campaign was bankrolled by...

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President Zelensky is the current president of Ukraine. He earned a law degree from Kyiv National Economic University. Prior to his foray into politics, Zelensky was a popular actor and comedian. You can read more about his background here. Zelensky's detractors claim that his presidential campaign was bankrolled by corrupt oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky. In any event, Zelensky came into power by securing seventy-three percent of the vote.

Despite his previous appeals for NATO and EU membership for Ukraine, Zelensky acknowledges that NATO membership is out of reach for now.

Zelensky's response to the Russian war against Ukraine has been to stand and fight. H took a defiant stance and decided to turn down an American offer for evacuation. He has also called for Europeans with combat experience to come to Ukraine's aid.

To thwart the Russian invasion of Ukraine, President Zelensky has asked for a no-fly zone. The West, however, has instead responded with sanctions against Russia. Zelensky thinks that sanctions are insufficient to stop Putin, but his request for a no-fly zone over Ukraine is unlikely to to be fulfilled.

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