Elections: Ukraine Election: Selenskyj according to forecasts new president
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Kiev (AP) - The actor and political newcomer Volodymyr Selenskyj is forecast to be the new president of crisis-ridden Ukraine. The pro-Western 41-year-old came in the run-off election in the former Soviet republic to about 73 percent of the vote. Incumbent Petro Poroshenko can expect with about 25 percent of the vote, as several television stations, citing various opinion research institutes in Kiev reported. The pro-Western course of Ukraine should not change. Significant results are expected at night.