Challenge accepted: comedian and incumbent to debate in Ukraine's run-off at stadium

Reuters Kiev, Ukraine Apr 04, 2019, 06:37 PM(IST)

Ukrainian presidential candidate and comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy released on Wednesday evening a video in style of his popular TV series, saying he accepts invitation by incumbent Petro Poroshenko to participate in election debates. As he walks across National Sports Complex Olimpiyskiy, Zelenskiy, who led in the first round with twice more votes than Poroshenko, demanded to hold the debates in the 65,000-capacity stadium and gave Poroshenko 24 hours to respond.

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