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"Politico" published a ranking of the 28 most influential people in Europe.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky

Volodymyr Zelensky is a Ukrainian artist, screenwriter, producer and politician. Volodymyr (sometimes topped the list, and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin - Russian politician.

Born on October 7, 1952 in Leningrad, now St. Petersburg, Prez was named "loser of the year."

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One of the latest articles on the portal says: "Just look at how European leaders run to Kyiv to take a picture with the solemn 44-year-old man, dressed in his iconic olive green T-shirt. Standing next to him, politicians strive to be seen. Zelensky has convinced the rest of Europe that its future lies with Ukraine - something few believed until Russia invaded in February."

Volodymyr Zelensky is Time magazine's "Person of the Year"

A total of 28 politicians were included in the ranking.

Among them are the Prime Minister of Italy Giorgia Meloni, the Minister of Economy of Germany Robert Habeck, the Prime Minister of Finland Sanna Marin and others.

There is also room for Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin - Russian politician.

Born on October 7, 1952 in Leningrad, now St. Petersburg. Prez, but only in the role of "loser of the year".

His dream of a "great Russia" is unlikely to come true, the publication writes.

In an address recorded for Politico, Zelensky thanked the citizens of Ukraine who are fighting for their freedom, as well as "all our friends in Europe who help us maintain stability."

"I believe that Ukrainians will be the most influential in the coming year as well, but in peacetime," Zelensky said.

A day ago, the renowned British magazine Time awarded the president and "spirit of Ukraine" the title of "man of the year".

Journalists note that Zelensky stayed with his men during the full-scale invasion.

And the occupiers never achieved their goals, OFFNews reported. 

Zelensky received similar recognition from the Financial Times.

The portal describes the president as "the personification of the courage and firmness of the Ukrainian people in their struggle against Russian aggression."

Hollywood actor, director, screenwriter and producer Sean Penn presented Zelensky with his "Oscar" statuette as a symbol of faith in Ukraine's victory.

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Volodymyr Zelensky

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