Before he gained widespread acclaim for his leadership of Ukraine following invasion, president Volodymyr Zelensky was a famous actor and comedian. He starred in a satirical comedy series called Servant of the People, which is now once again available to view on in the US.
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Servant of the People is once again available on Netflix in The US. The 2015 satirical comedy series stars Volodymyr Zelenskyy playing a teacher who unexpectedly becomes President after a video of him complaining about corruption suddenly goes viral. pic.twitter.com/Pp9f48jutF
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Zelensky played a teacher who is unexpectedly elected president of Ukraine after a video of him ranting about government corruption goes viral. As , the series, which ran from 2015 to 2019, proved successful in Russia as well as Ukraine. The show has previously been on Netflix in the US, and the service suggested it was bringing Servant of the People back by popular demand.
It’s not surprising that subscribers are interested in watching the show that helped propel Zelensky to the presidency. It’ll be interesting to see if Netflix shares viewership figures in the coming weeks.