the newly elected President of Ukraine only in the West. In the Ukraine, Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union, but Vladimir Selensky has been a Star: as an actor and as a comedian, toured with his cabaret group "Kwartal 95" for years by countries with Russian-speaking audience.
Because Selensky is first and foremost a child of Russian-speaking culture. In 1978, he was born as the son of Jewish academics in the industrial city of Kryvyi Rih in the South-East of the then Soviet Ukraine. Father Alexander was a computer engineer, and cyberneticist, mother Rimma engineer. For four years the family lived in Mongolia, where Alexander Selensky because of his work have been recalled. After the return of Kryvyi Rih Selensky made his Abitur at the Gymnasium no. 95, and then studied law.
But career he made with Comedy. As students we were involved in KVN, a post-Soviet Humor and satire competition with their own country leagues and competitions in the post-Soviet space. In 1997 he founded after his home town district named cabaret troupe "Kwartal 95" ("95. Block of flats"). A good five years, the young satirist in Moscow and toured, lived through the Russian-speaking Ex-Soviet Union.
The "servants of the people"
Soon they were also TV stars. In Ukraine the girl to the door, it was first in 2006 in the television show "dancing with the Stars" nationally famous, and then also with his cabaret troupe, as the Star of numerous comedies and love movies. With his cabaret colleagues, he also founded a television production company that sold films, cabaret performances, and television series today, Selensky, in 21 countries. He is a multiple millionaire.
The Foundation stone for his political breakthrough Selensky also as a comedian. In 2015 he appeared on the TV channel 1+1, one of the most-watched of the Ukraine, in the series "servants of the people" for the first time as Vasil Holoborodko. This character is a history teacher, is disgusted by the corruption of Ukrainian politicians, and a YouTube Video and a Crowdfunding campaign, all of a sudden the President is elected - and to be honest, easier to President with populist and sometimes authoritarian traits consistently in the mess of the notoriously corrupt Ukrainian politics cleans up.
For many Ukrainians, of which 85 percent is to inform only in the television and entertain, was the girl to the door so the real presidential candidates. He has no real experience as a politician, helped him rather than hurt him: A survey of the Kiev Rating group estimated that 47 percent of Ukrainians wanted to be in front of the choice that people without political experience, leading government offices.
Suddenly, a sharp critic of Russia
donations To Moscow's occupation of Crimea and the start of the Kremlin-initiated war in Eastern Ukraine girl to the door appeared as a sharp critic of Russia and has supported the Ukrainian army with financial and in-kind. The Russian justice was investigating the girl to the door; the comedian is no longer traveled, according to its own statement, since 2014, to Russia. As a candidate Selensky called it as the most important task is to end the war and this was there first as a simple.
Since then, his sound has tightened up: Three days before the runoff election he called Russia's President Vladimir Putin, "of course," an "enemy" and a special status for war-torn areas in Eastern Ukraine. Selensky is also to rename streets and squares of Ukraine according to the active soldiers in the fight against Russia. At the same time he calls for a Russian-speaking TV channel to be left to the population in Eastern Ukraine, only Russian Propaganda.
Selensky is close to the people: As President, he wanted to communicate how as a candidate, especially with Videos recorded with the Ukrainians, and "in constant dialogue with the company" stay – on social media or over a telephone complaint hotlines for each Minister, he said in an Interview with the info service RBK. He would not, as President, the transport block, but like everyone else in a traffic jam. At least a presidential residence would be converted into a children's home or sold. Socio-politically Selensky is liberal – it is prohibition against any abortion, and for the release of Mariuana as medicine.
Selensky was promoted as a presidential candidate massif of Ihor Kolomoisky, owner of the most popular TV channel 1+1 Ukraine and a controversial Oligarch. According to the government, Kolomoisky shall have the sooner it owns PrivatBank, the largest Bank in the Ukraine, through corrupt lending and "Asset Stripping" to five billion dollars in damage. The Bank was finally nationalised and billions of taxpayers ' money before the collapse saved. Kolomoisky denies the allegations and presents itself as the victim of a political intrigue. Ukrainian and U.S. media, according to Kolomoisky lives because of multiple investigations by the judiciary in the Ukraine, Switzerland and the United States today, with an Israeli passport in Israel, which does not extradite its citizens.
threats during the election campaign
Some analysts fear that the girl to the door as the President is to represent the interests of Kolomoiskys. Selensky denies the support of Kolomoisky – all contacts to be business contacts between him as a comedian and the oligarchs as a television producer. Journalists of the ukraischen program of Radio Free Europe revealed, however, that the girl to the door flew in the past two years, a minimum of 14 Times only to Kolomoiskys former place of residence to Geneva and then to Israel – the last few times after the decision on his presidential candidacy in the fall of 2018. Kolomoiskys longtime lawyer Andriy Bohdan played Ukrainian journalists, according to a prominent role in the election campaign staff Selenskys and was sent by him to hold talks with the head of the Anti-corruption Bureau Nabu.
Selensky is married since 2003 with his childhood sweetheart Jelena. Her son, Kirill, is six years old, the fourteen-year-old daughter, Alexandra. Jelena Selensky, against a presidential candidacy of the father We were received in the election campaign, according to his own statement, threats, hired bodyguards and left his family by the Minister of the interior, under police protection. Selenskys parents live to this day in the 12. Floor of an apartment block from the Soviet era, in Kryvyi Rih. (Editorial Tamedia)
Created: 21.04.2019, 22:27 PM