Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelenskiy (centre) reacts at his party’s headquarters after the parliamentary elections in Kiev on Sunday. Photograph: Tatyana Zenkovich/EPA

The West has hailed Ukraine’s parliamentary election as a catalyst for major reform, and Moscow tentatively welcomed it as a “vote of hope”, as the co(...)

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy, right. With 79 per cent of votes counted, Mr Zelenskiy’s Servant of the People party was set to claim about 253 of 424 available seats. Photograph: Evgeniy Maloletka/AP

The party of Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy is poised to secure an overall majority in the country’s parliament, after a historic election vi(...)

 Members of the Ukrainian electoral commission talk to a voter before she casts her vote in a mobile ballot box during parliamentary elections, in the village of Velyki Dmytrovychi, near Kiev, Ukraine. Photograph: EPA/Tatyana Zenkovich

The party of Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy dominated Sunday’s parliamentary elections, exit polls suggest, as voters backed the ex-comedian’(...)

An activist distributes electoral materials in support of Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s political party, Servant of the People, in Kiev. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

The party of Ukraine’s new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, is set to dominate the country’s parliamentary elections on Sunday, and hopes to secure a m(...)

Ukrainian rock star turned politician Svyatoslav Vakarchuk (centre) campaigning for his new Holos (Voice) party in Odessa on Sunday, a week before parliamentary elections. Photograph: Daniel McLaughlin

A year ago, two of Ukraine’s most popular entertainers were still busy doing the things that made them famous: Volodymyr Zelenskiy was working on anot(...)

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy and his chief of staff Andriy Bogdan attend a meeting with lawmakers in Kiev, Ukraine on Tuesday. Photograph: Reuters

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy is facing sharp criticism after just two days in power, over his efforts to dissolve parliament and revamp ele(...)

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskiy (left) and his lawyer and adviser Andriy Bogdan at a meeting with politicians in Kiev. Photograph: Presidential Press Service/via Reuters

Ukraine’s new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, has called for snap elections on July 21st to restore the nation’s trust in a parliament that is now dee(...)

Volodymyr Zelenskiy claimed a landslide presidential run-off victory in Ukraine last month. Photograph: Reuters/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukraine’s governing coalition has formally broken up, in what incoming president Volodymyr Zelenskiy sees as a bid by discredited deputies to cling to(...)