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Comedian stands for landslide victory in Ukraine's elections

The Ukrainian comedian and tv star Volodimir Zelenskij is headed for a convincing victory over Ukraine's incumbent president, Petro Porosjenko.

The 41-year-old Zelenskij win the second and decisive round of the presidential election with 73 percent of the vote, shows several valgstedsmålinger.

Porosjenko get according to the measurements 25 percent support. He has acknowledged his defeat and congratulated Zelenskij with the victory.

the Measurements were published immediately after polling stations were closed at 19 Danish time.

Sunday's election victory shows that "anything is possible", says Volodimir Zelenskij in a victory statement after valgstedsmålingerne was published.

- I will never forsake you, he promises in his speech.

Zelenskij is 41 years, and his political experience is limited to appearing in a tv series, where he plays a schoolteacher who becomes president.

It was initially perceived as a joke, since Zelenskij decided to go for the presidency.

He has also not presented many political plans for what he will actually do if he is elected president.

But he has prevailed on the population's dissatisfaction with the political situation and of its popularity as a tv star.

the Ukrainians are tired of the widespread corruption, poverty and broken promises from politicians.

According to a Gallup poll, ukrainians have less confidence in their government than any other population in the world. 91 percent believe that the government is corrupt, writes The Economist magazine.

in addition to the problems with corruption, Ukraine is also in the midst of a serious conflict with Russia, after the russians annexed the Crimean peninsula and has supported a prorussisk rebellion in eastern Ukraine.

Zelenskij has promised to end the war in eastern Ukraine and to clear out corruption. But it has been small with concrete suggestions from him on how he will do it.

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