Ukraine’s comedian president will face serious challenges

(CNN)On Monday morning Ukrainians will wake up to a President who comes from outside the traditional political elite that has led this country of more than 40 million people since independence in 1991. Proving himself capable to skeptical opponents and the international community will be crucial. Well before Sunday’s second round of voting, Zelensky’s opponent, incumbent President Petro Poroshenko, was painting the 41-year-old self-made entertainment businessman as weak on Russia, inexperienced, and as a puppet of the billionaire oligarch who owns the TV channel that airs Zelensky’s show. Figuring out what Zelensky actually stands for in domestic matters isn’t easy — and no less so on foreign matters, including future dealings with Russia. The feared Russian interference and manipulation in …