Ukraine goes to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president in what appears to be a three-way contest.

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Ukrainian comic actor and candidate in the upcoming presidential election, takes part in a production process of Servant of the People series in Kiev, Ukraine March 6, 2019.
Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Ukrainian comic actor and candidate in the upcoming presidential election, takes part in a production process of Servant of the People series in Kiev, Ukraine March 6, 2019. (Reuters Archive)

Ukraine goes to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president in what appears to be a three-way contest. 

The incumbent Petro Poroshenko is running against former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko. 

But the real surprise is a candidate from outside of the world of politics who's been leading the polls. 

TRT World's Francis Collings reports for Kiev. 

Source: TRT World