Ukraine’s New President – level 1

29-04-2019 15:00

Volodymyr Zelenskiy is a Ukrainian actor. He plays a popular TV character. The character talks about corruption. He becomes the Ukrainian president on the show.

The actor Zelenskiy uses this popularity. He talks about corruption in real life. He runs for president in real life. He wins in real life.

His opponent is Petro Poroshenko. Zelenskiy gets 73 per cent of votes. Poroshenko only gets 23 per cent.

Difficult words: character (a person in a film/a TV series/a book), corruption (when a leader of a country takes money from somebody to do something, or he or she does something which is bad for people), vote (when a person chooses a leader or a law).

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