Presidential candidate Zelensky introduces his team
Presidential candidate of Ukraine, showman Volodymyr Zelensky has introduced members of his team for his presidency if elected president in the April 21 runoff.
Zelensky named his team of experts during the Pravo na Vladu (Right to Power) TV program on TV Channel 1+1.
"These are professional people, specialists, young people, bright, intelligent people who will go to the Presidential Administration with me. We do not distribute posts, we give positions – who of them will be the best that will get this or that position," he said.
Zelensky described the members of his team as "volunteers in politics."
"Jointly with these people, we will be building a strong and powerful Ukraine, which is not Russia's small sister, which is not a corrupt partner of Europe, but our independent Ukraine," he added.
"About our experts: Ruslan Stefanchuk is our visionary, he is responsible for reforming state and legal institutions and legislative work, a great scientist;
Ivan Bakanov, the head of the Servant of the People Party, he is responsible for interaction with the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine;
Dmytro Razumkov is in charge of domestic policy;
Oleksandr Danylyuk [takes care of] international relations, economy, financial and banking policy – Oleksandr was a minister, this is his only drawback;
Ruslan Ryaboshapka [is for] law enforcement and anti-corruption policy;
Halyna Yanchenko is an expert on anti-corruption policy and digital solutions for the state;
Denys Monastyrsky's work includes law enforcement agencies;
Serhiy Ionushas [will be responsible for] the justice system;
Ivan Aparshyn is a security and defense expert;
Iryna Venediktova is responsible for reforms in the judicial system;
Danylo Hetmantsev's areas are economy, finance and taxation;
Viktoria Strakhova is responsible for the banking sector;
Mykhailo Fedoriv heads Ze! Team's digital direction;
Oleksandr Merezhko is an expert on international relations and democracy;
Oleh Bondarenko is in charge of economic policy;
Maryna Bardina is responsible for gender equality policy;
Serhiy Kalchenko is an expert on electoral legislation, European standards in the field of human rights;
Andriy Gerus is responsible for energy, housing and utilities services and antimonopoly regulation;
Serhiy Babak is an expert on education and science;
Yevhen Komarovsky is an expert in the field of medicine," he said.
Zelensky was supposed to introduce his team at a debate at Kyiv's Olimpiysky Stadium on April 19.