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The TV series that led to Volodymyr Zelensky’s becoming president of Ukraine.
The series on Netflix: [https://www.netflix.com/title/80119382]
On HBO Max with Spanish American dubbing, on HBO Max, but only the first season: [https://www.hbomax.com/co/es/series/urn:hbo:series:GYmbi-g0FBYEWwwEAAAAE?countryRedirect=1]
Volodymyr Zelensky is 6th President of Ukraine (according to the current period of Ukraine as a state, since its independence from the Soviet Union in August 1991). Before entering politics, Zelensky was a comedian, actor, screenwriter, film producer, and director.
Before his political career, he graduated with a law degree and created a production company: Kvartal 95, which produces films, cartoons and comedy shows for television, including “Servant of the People”, where Zelensky played the president of Ukraine. The series aired from 2015 to 2019.
In March 2018, 95 employees of Kvartal created a political party with the same name as the TV show.
Zelensky announced his candidacy for the 2019 Ukrainian presidential election on the night of December 31, 2018.
Zelensky won the election with 73.22% of the vote in the second round, defeating Petro Poroshenko.
Listen here to the documentary featuring Zelensky’s story in a Spotify and Reforma documentary: [https://open.spotify.com/episode/0kjpF9MQTn4aLzegRHkNbc?si=olsF2YnkRQmqFppE-T5Ygg&context=spotify%3Ashow%3A7GIjPB112ZItDWPcDSG5Ze]
The “Servidor del pueblo” series is available on YouTube for free with English subtitles, which can be translated into Spanish using YouTube’s machine translation system.
It is also available on Netflix, in the original language, Russian, with subtitles, in its three seasons.
Series review in Cinema Escapist: [https://www.cinemaescapist.com/2017/06/ukraines-servant-people-hidden-gem-political-comedy/]
Other personalities who moved from the arts to politics:
Ronald Reagan [https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_Reagan?wprov=sfti1]
Robin Blades [https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubén_Blades?wprov=sfti1]