ARTE Re: Me and Selenskyj
New President – new hope?

A country that has been at war for over five years overwhelmingly elects an actor and entrepreneur without any prior political experience to become president. That is exactly what happened in Ukraine.

The war in eastern Ukraine has been raging for more than six years. An ordeal for the whole country.

In April 2019, Volodymyr Selenskyj won the presidential election with 73% of the vote.

What hopes do people have for him? And what impact does his choice have on the reality of life in Ukraine?

We meet people who had to leave their homes and families to escape the war. People who fought in this conflict. People whose reality has little to do with international glossy politics.

Watch it here!