April 21, 2019
Volodymyr Zelensky was elected President of Ukraine.
May 20, 2019
Volodymyr Zelensky was sworn in as the 6th President of Ukraine.
Dec. 31, 1999
Yeltsin abruptly resigns, naming Putin acting president pending elections.
March 26, 2000
Putin is elected president of Russia. He wins in the first round, capturing just over 50 percent of the vote.