Read news on Volodymyr Zelensky on RT, including breaking news and the latest updates. An actor and comedian, Zelensky became the sixth president of Ukraine on May 2019 – visit RT to find out more about his background and early career, and on the presidential elections in Ukraine, which resulted in his victory. Stay with RT to get news on Zelensky’s relations with other Ukrainian politicians, and the leaders of other countries, notably the French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and President of Russia Vladimir Putin. Russia-Ukraine relations have been tense throughout the recent years due to the crisis in Donbass and eastern Ukraine, and the reunification of Crimea with Russia – find out more on Zelensky’s views on these issues, and on the changes in the relations between the two countries. Find out more about the communications between Zelensky and Putin, including their first phone call, which took place in July 2019. Don’t miss experts’ and analysts’ opinions on Volodymyr Zelensky and his policies, and on the political situation in Ukraine.