Presidential Run-off

Volodimir Zelensky defeated Petro Poroshenko in a landslide after the two locked places on an April 21st final election for Ukraine’s presidency. Yulia Tymoshenko, former Prime Minister, oil magnate and populist, appears to have polled a full four points behind incumbent Petro Poroshenko, who came in over ten points behind comedian Volodimir Zelensky in the preliminary run.

Meanwhile, Russia continues to train its military at a feverish pace. Russian exercises in 2019 come in the wake of a small NATO exercise in Georgia, a new US base in Poland and UK response to Russian air incursions. No joke…

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