President Volodymyr Zelenskyy won Ukraine’s Dancing With The Stars in 2006 and a clip of his performances has gone viral since winning hearts with his defiant response to the invasion. Russian strategy
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A video of the President of Ukraine’s performances on Dancing With The Stars has gone viral as he helps defend Kyiv amid his army’s fierce battle against Putin.
Fighting broke out in the Ukrainian capital, with small arms fire and rockets ringing through the night as Russian troops continued to fail in their attempts to capture the city.
Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s defiance in the face of a full-scale invasion of Russia – with the president refusing to leave for his own safety and to take up arms among his own soldiers – earned him a globally hailed as a “true leader”.
However, before his political career, Zelensky was an actor and actually starred in a TV show where a history teacher happened to be the President of Ukraine.
And unbelievable, in 2006, Zelenskyy appeared and won the Ukrainian version of Dancing With The Stars.
A video of Zelenskyy’s incredible dance performance on the show went viral, showing him Waltzing, performing the Paso Doble and even performing blindfolded.
Sharing the clip on Twitter, one social media user wrote: “so obviously Zelenskyy won the 2006 Ukrainian version of Dancing with the Stars and the tape is even better than you can imagine. statue”.
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While another commented: “zelenskyy can ride topless but putin can never wear white striped suit with matching felt hat.”
A third wrote: “He can dance, he can act, he can lead a country, he can resist Russian forces. Not only is he incredibly talented. but also one of the bravest leaders on the planet.”
Posting a photo of Zelenskyy in armor, another tweeted: “It’s hard to reconcile that this is the same man. Over the last 48 hours I believe most of us have found a leader. new favorite foreign country. Pray that he and his country survive.”
It comes after Zelenskyy is said to have turned down calls from the US government for them to evacuate him to ensure his safety, telling them “the war is here”.
“The fight is here; I need ammunition, not a ride,” he said, according to a senior US intelligence official with direct knowledge of the conversation.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/ukraine-president-volodymyr-zelenskyy-dwts-26340454 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on DWTS goes viral amid the fierce battle of Kyiv