Crowds Gather Outside Ukraine's Parliament as Comedian Sworn in as President

Crowds gathered outside Ukraine’s parliament building in Kiev on May 20 as Volodymyr Zelensky was sworn in as president.

Zelensky, a comedian who previously played the president of Ukraine in a television series, had no real-life political experience prior to his presidential run.

In a surprise move, Zelensky announced he was dissolving Ukraine’s parliament, triggering an election. Credit: Active Citizens via Storyful