The authoritative edition of Politico published an article dedicated to the presidential election campaign in Ukraine and, in particular, one of the favorites of the race – Vladimir Zelensky.
The author of the article – Slovak analyst and freelance associate of the Carnegie endowment Balas Arabic, notes that presidential elections will be held in the atmosphere of discontent – many citizens no longer trust the government. This set the stage for Vladimir Zelensky.
“Zelensky looks ready to harvest votes among those who are disappointed in the status quo of Ukraine and doubts the possibility of solving the problem of corruption in more traditional candidates. Two surveys published last week showed that he is ahead of his rivals”, – stated in the material, the translation of which results ZN.UA.
The author notes that the head of “95 Quarter” – a successful businessman, and the voters consider it as an alternative to the old political elite. He is going in real life to repeat the story of his character from the film “the Servant of the people” – a village teacher, Vasily Goloborod’ko, who became President. And Zelensky have a chance to win the election, the article says. In particular, if he can give voters the idea is to put an end to traditional politics.
Success will contribute to the trend towards protest voting, which is present in society. So, Ukraine is now considered the poorest in Europe, in key sectors of the economy continue to be dominated by the oligarchs, high-level corruption goes unpunished, the war in the Donbas continues, and 70% of Ukrainians believe the country is headed in the wrong direction.
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