Volodymyr Zelenskyy PRESIDENT, UKRAINE

Volodymyr Oleksandrovych Zelenskyy is a Ukrainian politician who has served as Ukraine’s sixth and current president since 2019. Zelenskyy announced his candidacy in the 2019 presidential election. A political outsider, he had already become one of the frontrunners in opinion polls for the election. He won the election with a 73.23% vote in the second round. He has positioned himself as an anti-establishment and anti-corruption figure.
As president, Zelenskyy has been a proponent of e-government and unity between the Ukrainian and Russian-speaking parts of the country’s population.  His communication style heavily uses social media, particularly Instagram. His party won a landslide victory in the snap legislative election held shortly after his inauguration as president. During his administration, Zelenskyy oversaw the lifting of legal immunity for members of parliament (the Verkhovna Rada),[6] the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic recession, and some progress in tackling corruption in Ukraine.