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Alexander Zelensky, the father of the leader of the presidential race in Ukraine, Vladimir Zelensky, spoke about the reasons why his son decided to become head of state. The interview was published in the edition “Strenia”.
Zelensky-the eldest believes that in fact the purpose of his son — not the presidency, “He just doesn’t want to live in such a country. Want to change it”. Alexander Zelensky had admitted that he and his wife “not want” to have their son entered into the race, it was a surprise to them, but now they strongly support it.
“We not only want his presidency as experienced that with him nothing happened. If against him he ran a good man — we could even like that he lost. But the vermin (current President Petro Poroshenko — approx. “Of the tape.ru”) digest is simply impossible”, — says Alexander.
He considers the comparison of his son with his character from the TV series “servant of the people” Basil Goloborodko is irrelevant because it’s an artistic way. However, in the final episode of the third season, according to the father of the candidate, Goloborodko said about change that would have told the artist himself. “He wants change, he doesn’t prevaricate,” said Zelensky, Sr.
Previously, the mother showman Rima told the TV channel “Gromadske” (recording available on YouTube) that her son is a decent person, and Poroshenko “destroys” it, pouring dirt the TV channels.
The series “servant of the people”, in which Vladimir Zelensky performed the title role, talks about accidentally became President simple teacher Basil Goloborodko. In the story, taking the post of the head of state, he launched a major reform and engaged in the fight against corruption.
Vladimir Zelensky and Petro Poroshenko will meet in the second round of presidential elections in Ukraine, which will be held April 21. The results of the first round of the elections were published by the CEC of Ukraine on 7 April. By results of processing of protocols, Zelensky received 30,24 percent of the vote, Poroshenko — by 15.95 percent.
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