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In August 2019, Zelenskyy promised to lift the moratorium on exhuming Polish mass graves in Ukraine after the previous Ukrainian government banned the Polish side from carrying out any exhumations of Polish victims of the -perpetrated , following the removal of a memorial to the Ukrainian Insurgent Army in , southeastern Poland.
The main reason was the fact that the president had not managed to find a solution for the conflict in Donbas, coupled with economic issues such as a rise in the cost of gas, electricity, and water.Next
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Per , Zelensky told the Ukrainian public after winning the election in 2019, "I promise, I will never let you down. Most Ukrainians see the former comedian's wartime leadership as a cruel joke, while Western media and audiences regard him as a television celebrity.
However, per The Atlantic, Zelensky's mom wasn't happy about her son's decision to chase a career as a comic and hoped that he would work as a lawyer instead.
On 19 February, as worries of a Russian invasion of Ukraine grew, Zelenskyy warned a security forum that Western nations should abandon their "appeasement" attitude toward Moscow.Next
He then pursued comedy and created the production company , which produced films, cartoons, and TV shows including the TV series , in which Zelenskyy played the role of the Ukrainian president.
Later, he decided to make a generous donation to the Ukrainian army which prompted many Russian politicians to declare that Zelensky's work should not be showcased in Russia. Although Zelenskyy initially said he would only serve a single term, he walked back this promise in May 2021, saying he had not yet made up his mind.Next
Social issues Zelenskyy in the Donetsk region in June 2021 Zelenskyy supports the free distribution of , free , and the legalisation of and.
As early as October 2018, three months before his campaign announcement and six months before the presidential election, he was already a frontrunner in opinion polls.
Zelenskyy has denied that he was pressured by Trump and declared that "he does not want to interfere in a foreign election.