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Volodymyr Zelensky Series Is Streaming On Netflix Foreshadowing His Presidency

(CNN) -- Before he became president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky was a successful actor and comedian.

Now Netflix is again streaming the TV series that helped make him a star -- and served as a springboard for his presidential campaign.

"Servant of the People" is a political satire featuring Zelensky as a high school teacher who becomes the Ukrainian president after a speech, he makes about corruption in the country's government goes viral.

The series showcased in 2015. Some have credited the role with helping catapult Zelensky to Ukraine's real-life presidency in 2019.

"You asked and it's back!" Netflix said in a tweet Wednesday, saying the series' return.

Zelensky is currently dominating the world stage with his impassioned pleas for help following Russia's invasion of his country.


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