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From show biz to the campaign trail: unconventional politicians

Reuters Logo By By Canice Leung, Reuters of Reuters | Slide 1 of 22: Volodymyr Zelenskiy played a president on popular Ukrainian TV series "Servant of the People" before he dramatically upended the status quo and won the country's presidential election by a landslide this week. Eschewing traditional rallies, his campaign relied heavily on quirky social media posts to his millions of online followers, jokey posters, comedy gigs and winking allusions to the fictional president he portrays on screen. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Volodymyr Zelenskiy played a president on popular Ukrainian TV series "Servant of the People" before he dramatically upended the status quo and won the country's presidential election by a landslide this week. Eschewing traditional rallies, his campaign relied heavily on quirky social media posts to his millions of online followers, jokey posters, comedy gigs and winking allusions to the fictional president he portrays on screen. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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