Thu, 11 April 2019
Ukraine is between Presidential elections. In the recently-completed first round, Volodymyr Zelensky, a comedian who plays Ukraine’s president in a popular television series got by far the most votes. His opponent in the decisive second round is Ukraine’s incumbent president, Petro Poroshenko. Who will the Ukrainian people, and the Russian trolls and bots back in the race? Scholar Alexander Motyl looks cautiously ahead.