Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has become this year’s winner of the Boris Nemtsov Prize for Courage. This year, the Nemtsov Foundation decided to nominate only representatives of Ukraine for the award.
That’s according to the Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom.
In a situation of war, the Foundation decided to nominate Ukrainian representatives for the award. Among the candidates were Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko, leader of the Okean Elzy band Sviatoslav Vakarchuk, founder of a unit of combat volunteer medics Yuliia Paievska (Taira), presidential adviser Oleksiy Arestovych, among others.
According to the results of the voting of the founders and the board of the fund, the winner was the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.