Actor and showman Volodymir Zelensky won the presidential elections In Ukraine, earning in the second round 73.2% votes against 24.4% received by the incumbent, Petro Poroshenko.
The victory continues the worldwide trend of the rise of anti-establishment figures in politics. In Ukraine, the result may completely change the power architecture. Since neither Zelensky nor his non-parliamentary party, Sluga Naroda (Servant of the People), are embedded in the existing political system.
Furthermore, these elections may have a serious impact on the subsequent parliamentary elections, scheduled for Autumn 2019, and local elections scheduled for Autumn 2020. These and other significant dates for Ukraine politics are covered in the infographics.