President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky gestures as he speaks after the tactical exercises of sub-units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs at the National Guard training ground near Stare village, some 80 km from Kyiv, on Sept. 30, 2019.
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“We wanted to drain the swamp here in our country,” said Ukraine’s new president, Volodymyr Zelensky, in his now notorious phone call with Donald Trump in July. “We brought in many new people. Not…the typical politicians, because we want to have a new…type of government. You are a great teacher for us in that.”