Volodymyr Zelensky, a comic actor with no political experience who played an accidental Ukrainian president on TV, was sworn in as president on Monday. During his inauguration ceremony, Zelensky announced he is "dissolving the Verkhovna Rada," or Parliament, setting up snap elections. He had campaigned on cleaning out Parliament of lawmakers he accused of corruption and self-enrichment. "People must come to power who will serve the public," he said Monday. Zelensky, 41, crushed outgoing President Petro Poroshenko in last month's presidential runoff election, earning 73 percent of the vote. In his inaugural address, Zelensky said his top priority is ending the five-year-old conflict with Russian-backed separatists in Eastern Ukraine.
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