Vladimir Zelenskiy was appointed as the president of Ukraine. Zelenskiy came to power after defeating former president Petro Poroshenko.
The television comedian Zelenskiy received much popular support from the Ukrainian people.
Zelenskiy announced that he would dissolve the parliament. The president of Ukraine said his first goal was to end the conflict in Russia and Ukraine in eastern Ukraine. But Russian President Vladimir Putin did not want to welcome the new Ukrainian president.