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Comic Volodymyr Zelensky has won Ukraine's presidential runoff vote, defeating incumbent President Petro Poroshenko with more than 73 percent of the vote against about 25, according to official preliminary results.

Donald Trump congratulates Ukraine’s new president, offers US support

US President Donald Trump congratulated ​​​Volodymyr Zelenskyy ​on his presidential victory in Ukraine, calling the election “an important moment in Ukraine’s history,” the White House said.
Comic Volodymyr Zelensky has won Ukraine's presidential runoff vote, defeating incumbent President Petro Poroshenko with more than 73 percent of the vote against about 25, according to official preliminary results.

Comedian wins Ukraine’s presidential election

Volodymyr Zelensky, whose only previous political role was playing the president in a TV show won a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday. His victory, according to AFP report dealt a “stunning rebuke to the country’s political establishment.”
Polls have opened in Ukraine's presidential runoff vote between anti-establishment political novice Volodymyr Zelensky and incumbent President Petro Poroshenko.

Polls open in Ukraine’s presidential runoff vote

Polls have opened in Ukraine's presidential runoff vote between anti-establishment political novice Volodymyr Zelensky and incumbent President Petro Poroshenko.
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Report: Michael Hunter to replace Jarrell Miller as Anthony Joshua’s new title challenger

World Boxing News has learned a fight between Anthony Joshua and Michael Hunter is expected to be confirmed early next week for June 1.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev

Russia bans oil exports to Ukraine

Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, on Thursday said Russia has banned exports of oil and petroleum products to Ukraine, as well as certain Ukrainian imports.
About 20 Ukrainian news outlets have called on presidential frontrunner Volodymyr Zelensky to stop avoiding the media before a runoff vote on Sunday.

Comedian on track to be next Ukraine leader

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky appeared on track Thursday to become Ukraine’s next leader as incumbent Petro Poroshenko fought for his political survival three days before a presidential run-off vote. Polls showed Zelensky, a 41-year-old standup comic and television star with no political experience, sailing to victory in Sunday’s second-round vote.

Envoy: Over 4,000 Nigerians studying in Ukraine

Ukrainian Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Valerii Aleksandruk, disclosed at the weekend, that no fewer than 4,000 Nigerians are currently studying in different Ukrainian universities and most of them are in medical field.
Ukraine’s presidential candidate, who led the first round of presidential polls, Volodymyr Zelensky (C), speaks to media as he leaves a private clinic after a blood test in Kiev on April 5, 2019 to prove he does not abuse alcohol and drugs ahead of a second-round runoff on April 21. (Photo by Genya SAVILOV / AFP)

Appeals for restraint as Ukraine’s presidential race turns nasty

Ukraine’s interior ministry on Saturday called on a comedian tipped to become the country’s next president and his incumbent rival not to exacerbate tensions ahead of a run-off in a high-stakes election.

Minister warns Nigerians seeking to study medicine in Ukraine

The Federal Government has warned Nigerians seeking to study medicine in Ukraine to ensure the authenticity of the institution.
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Frank Onyeka scores for Midtjylland in Denmark

Nigeria midfielder Ogochukwu Onyeka Frank was on target for Midtjylland in their 2-2 draw with Esbjerg in the Danish Super League match on Sunday.
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German FA chief Reinhard Grindel resigns over scandals

Under-fire German Football Association (DFB) president Reinhard Grindel confirmed his resignation on Tuesday following a series of scandals.
Ukrainian comic actor showman and presidential frontrunner Volodymyr Zelensky (C) delivers a speech after the first exit poll results at his campaign headquarters in Kiev on March 31, 2019. – Comedian and political novice Volodymyr Zelensky topped the first round of Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday, exit polls showed, leading incumbent Petro Poroshenko into a run-off. (Photo by Genya SAVILOV / AFP)

Comedian defeats incumbent president in election

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky was the clear winner of the first round of the country’s presidential election with 70 per cent of the votes counted, state media reported on Monday.
Ukrainian comic actor showman and presidential frontrunner Volodymyr Zelensky (C) delivers a speech after the first exit poll results at his campaign headquarters in Kiev on March 31, 2019. – Comedian and political novice Volodymyr Zelensky topped the first round of Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday, exit polls showed, leading incumbent Petro Poroshenko into a run-off. (Photo by Genya SAVILOV / AFP)

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky sets course for Ukraine presidency

Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky is favourite to become Ukraine’s president after results Monday showed him dominating a first-round vote despite many initially dismissing his candidacy as a joke.
Volodymyr Zelenskiy

Ukraine election: Comedian leads presidential contest

A comedian with no political experience has won the most votes in the first round of Ukraine’s presidential elections, early results indicate.
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Swiss authorities to sue Nigeria over seized oil tanker

Swiss authorities are considering legal proceedings after failed diplomatic efforts to secure the release of a Swiss-flag-carrying oil tanker, blocked in the bay of Biafra for over a year.
One Ukrainian soldier has been killed in a flare-up of the conflict with Russian-backed rebels in country’s east, the army said Saturday, one day before the country’s presidential election.

One killed in ‘significant’ escalation in eastern Ukraine ahead of vote

One Ukrainian soldier has been killed in a flare-up of the conflict with Russian-backed rebels in country’s east, the army said Saturday, one day before the country’s presidential election.
Olympic Donetsk new signing, Igwekali Darlington Emmanuel has already set himself a target of playing in the UEFA Champions League with his new club.

Igwekali Darlington eyes UEFA Champions League after signing for Olympic Donetsk

Olympic Donetsk new signing Igwekali Darlington Emmanuel has already set himself a target of playing in the UEFA Champions League with his new club.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 21, 2019 a nurse prepares a measles vaccine to vaccinate a girl in the school of Lapaivka village near the western Ukrainian city of Lviv. – Eleven people have died and more than 30,000 have been infected this year in a major outbreak of measles in Ukraine, the European country worst hit by the disease, Kiev said on March 18, 2019. Authorities blame a combination of factors including shortages of vaccine and cuts to health services amid an economic slowdown exacerbated by a five-year conflict with Moscow-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. (Photo by Yuri DYACHYSHYN / AFP)

Ukraine measles outbreak kills 11, infects 30,000

Eleven people have died and more than 30,000 have been infected this year in a major measles outbreak in Ukraine, the European country worst hit by the disease, Kiev said Monday.

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