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What Biden's Win Means for Zelensky
Suitcase, train station, Rostov
The immediate result of the U.S. presidential election as of this writing is no longer uncertain, at least not for Volodymyr Zelensky. Ukraine’s president concluded in late January 2020 that Donald Trump would be re-elected. He was wrong. The mistake will cost him dearly.
Trump and Zelensky met only once, in New York City on September 25, 2019, the day after the House of Representatives began a formal impeachment inquiry into Trump. Both presidents denied allegations that U.S. administration officials for months had demanded Ukraine open investigations into Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden, as well as a conspiracy theory involving a Democratic National Committee server.
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