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Volodymyr Zelensky Named Time Magazine’s 2022 Person of the Year

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was named this Wednesday, December 7 personality of the year by the American magazine “Time”, which also paid tribute to the“Spirit of Ukraine”.

“Whether the battle for Ukraine sparks hope or fear, Volodymyr Zelensky has galvanized the world in a way we haven’t seen in decades”wrote “Time” editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal, for whom the choice this year had no “never been so clear”.

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On the cover of the magazine, the Ukrainian president is depicted surrounded by Ukrainian citizens and flags.

“The President of Ukraine was everywhere”

“For proving that courage can be as contagious as fear, for inspiring people and nations to unite in defense of freedom, for reminding the world of the fragility of democracy – and peace, Volodymyr Zelensky and the Spirit of Ukraine are Time’s 2022 Personality of the Year »adds the New York-based magazine.

Zelensky sings the anthem of Ukraine in the city of Kherson, liberated from Russian troops

“In the weeks following the start of the Russian bombardment on February 24, his decision not to flee kyiv but to stay and rally support was crucial. From his first 40-second Instagram post on Feb. 25 — showing that his cabinet and civil society were intact and in place — to daily speeches delivered remotely to institutions like parliaments, the World Bank and the Grammy Awards, the president of Ukraine was everywhere »developed the editor of “Time”.

In 2021, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, boss of SpaceX and Tesla, and who has since bought Twitter, was honored.

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